Asus MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 101%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 100%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 94.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics119% 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 Drive182% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA  (all builds)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160919
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 14 '19 at 19:33
Run Duration152 Seconds
Run User CHE-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700K-$282
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
94.9% Outstanding
Memory 98.6
1-Core 151
2-Core 280
101% 176 Pts
4-Core 491
8-Core 767
80% 629 Pts
64-Core 777
52% 777 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 94.9%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
MSI(1462 3364) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 419.17
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Lighting 473
Reflection 412
Parallax 473
124% 453 fps
MRender 252
Gravity 450
Splatting 270
119% 324 fps
Poor: 92%
This bench: 119%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$290
48GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 310 279 272 284 272 251 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
182% Outstanding
Read 1,869
Write 676
Mixed 520
SusWrite 278
182% 836 MB/s
4K Read 41.5
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 51.5
203% 77.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,074
DQ Write 226
DQ Mixed 364
341% 554 MB/s
Poor: 126%
This bench: 182%
Great: 239%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$53
305GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 107 114 115 118 123 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
65.8% Good
Read 117
Write 101
Mixed 80.5
SusWrite 112
76% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.9
178% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 65.8%
Great: 106%
WD Blue 4TB (2015)-$88
3.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 178 180 178 177 178 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 179
Write 126
Mixed 97
SusWrite 176
106% 145 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.1
214% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 102%
Great: 104%
JetFlash Transcend 8GB
5GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 6.6 7.2 7.2 7.2 6.8 7.5 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
6.36% Terrible
Read 20.3
Write 3
Mixed 5.2
SusWrite 7.1
10% 8.9 MB/s
4K Read 7.9
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
29% 2.63 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 6.36%
Great: 17%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C14 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
105% Outstanding
MC Read 40.1
MC Write 39.6
MC Mixed 29.9
104% 36.5 GB/s
SC Read 24.4
SC Write 40.2
SC Mixed 33.2
93% 32.6 GB/s
Latency 43.4
92% 43.4 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 105%
Great: 114%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA Builds (Compare 388 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
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Desktop
Desktop 93%
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Workstation
Workstation 78%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $1,282
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