Asus MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 74.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics126% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive166% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit barev
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171226
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 28 '19 at 19:12
Run Duration158 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing as expected (44th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6700K-$281
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
74.9% Very good
1-Core 134
2-Core 228
87% 181 Pts
4-Core 417
8-Core 624
67% 520 Pts
64-Core 702
47% 702 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 74.9%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$650
Gigabyte(1458 37C5) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 419.17
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
126% Outstanding
Lighting 525
Reflection 423
Parallax 512
135% 487 fps
MRender 378
Gravity 432
Splatting 248
114% 352 fps
Poor: 103%
This bench: 126%
Great: 134%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$199
65GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 481 383 365 325 339 352 MB/s
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
166% Outstanding
Read 1,159
Write 621
Mixed 603
SusWrite 374
153% 689 MB/s
4K Read 46.7
4K Write 166
4K Mixed 52.4
226% 88.5 MB/s
DQ Read 1,059
DQ Write 242
DQ Mixed 360
340% 554 MB/s
Poor: 134%
This bench: 166%
Great: 239%
Corsair Force GS 180GB-$134
21GB free
Firmware: 5.02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 140 119 174 181 176 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
81.5% Excellent
Read 322
Write 180
Mixed 220
SusWrite 156
49% 220 MB/s
4K Read 34.4
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 37.8
161% 62.3 MB/s
DQ Read 290
DQ Write 174
DQ Mixed 192
154% 218 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 81.5%
Great: 86%
WD Black 3TB (2013)-$138
665GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 89 89 87 76 86 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
59.9% Above average
Read 122
Write 124
Mixed 81.4
SusWrite 85.6
76% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 0.9
185% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 59.9%
Great: 99%
WD Blue 3TB (2015)-$74
658GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 75 78 76 78 78 77 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
44.2% Average
Read 77
Write 54.7
Mixed 32.7
SusWrite 76.9
44% 60.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.4
95% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 44.2%
Great: 98%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$65
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
98.1% Outstanding
MC Read 36.1
MC Write 38.4
MC Mixed 31.1
101% 35.2 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 33.1
SC Mixed 27.8
79% 27.7 GB/s
Latency 53.3
75% 53.3 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 98.1%
Great: 106%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA Builds (Compare 1,856 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 106%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $1,224
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