Asus MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 125%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 102%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics38.9% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive238% 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.
Run History
28 days ago, 28 days ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA  (all builds)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 16 '19 at 15:40
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7700K-$334
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
102% Outstanding
1-Core 154
2-Core 300
107% 227 Pts
4-Core 564
8-Core 830
90% 697 Pts
64-Core 835
56% 835 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 102%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1650-$150
Asus(1043 86C1) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 431.60
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
38.9% Below average
Lighting 161
Reflection 117
Parallax 113
39% 130 fps
MRender 90
Gravity 150
Splatting 112
38% 117 fps
Poor: 39%
This bench: 38.9%
Great: 44%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
158GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 608 326 327 327 327 326 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
238% Outstanding
Read 2,045
Write 1,514
Mixed 635
SusWrite 374
252% 1,142 MB/s
4K Read 46.4
4K Write 183
4K Mixed 67.2
254% 99 MB/s
DQ Read 1,217
DQ Write 1287
DQ Mixed 704
681% 1,069 MB/s
Poor: 138%
This bench: 238%
Great: 238%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$75
0GB free
Firmware: CC26
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 80.5
Write 69.9
Mixed 58.6
52% 69.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.5
90% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 59% Great: 116%
USB DISK 2.0 1GB
0GB free, PID 4200
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 28.1
Write 12.2
Mixed 4.2
15% 14.8 MB/s
4K Read 4.3
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
16% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 5% Great: 7%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 4x4GB-$135
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 37.6
MC Write 39.1
MC Mixed 31.5
103% 36.1 GB/s
SC Read 24.3
SC Write 43
SC Mixed 32
95% 33.1 GB/s
Latency 50.2
80% 50.2 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 103%
Great: 116%
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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 1,908 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $1,218
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