Asus MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 96.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics4.76% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive75.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA  (all builds)
Memory4.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160107
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateNov 18 '19 at 12:48
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User CYP-User
Background CPU 23%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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-$298
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
96.4% Outstanding
1-Core 138
2-Core 271
96% 204 Pts
4-Core 556
8-Core 749
85% 652 Pts
64-Core 753
50% 753 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 96.4%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 5670
Sapphire(174B E151) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
4.76% Terrible
Lighting 22.6
Reflection 23
Parallax 19.6
6% 21.7 fps
MRender 17.6
Gravity 15.6
Splatting 21.1
5% 18.1 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 4.76%
Great: 5%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Fury 120GB-$160
48GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 605ABBF1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 107 111 113 117 107 MB/s
Performing below potential (95th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
75.5% Very good
Read 243
Write 152
Mixed 189
SusWrite 108
39% 173 MB/s
4K Read 32.6
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 45.6
174% 67.6 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 143
DQ Mixed 61.8
66% 108 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 75.5%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3000 C15 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (22nd percentile) - ensure that an XMP BIOS profile is enabled
42.5% Average
MC Read 14.7
MC Write 14.5
MC Mixed 12.1
39% 13.8 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 15.3
SC Mixed 13.4
39% 13.8 GB/s
Latency 61.8
65% 61.8 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 42.5%
Great: 57%
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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 1,971 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 99%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 70%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $1,268
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