Asus MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 85.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics86.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
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 (25%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA  (all builds)
Memory6 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 07 '21 at 18:49
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 25%
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 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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-$267
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
85.4% Excellent
Memory 93
1-Core 128
2-Core 234
89% 152 Pts
4-Core 420
8-Core 654
69% 537 Pts
64-Core 688
46% 688 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 85.4%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 460.89
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
86.4% Excellent
Lighting 111
Reflection 110
Parallax 100
90% 107 fps
MRender 93.3
Gravity 104
Splatting 101
83% 99.3 fps
Poor: 73%
This bench: 86.4%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$290
216GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 875 906 903 905 906 907 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
238% Outstanding
Read 2,040
Write 916
Mixed 721
SusWrite 900
253% 1,144 MB/s
4K Read 48.8
4K Write 155
4K Mixed 58.8
232% 87.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1085
DQ Write 321
DQ Mixed 373
361% 593 MB/s
Poor: 128%
This bench: 238%
Great: 239%
Transcend SSD370S 128GB-$56
70GB free
Firmware: O1225G
SusWrite @10s intervals: 193 194 195 196 196 196 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
96.6% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 197
Mixed 250
SusWrite 195
64% 290 MB/s
4K Read 35.7
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 47.7
174% 64.5 MB/s
DQ Read 275
DQ Write 196
DQ Mixed 175
147% 215 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 96.6%
Great: 93%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$91
2.5TB free
Firmware: SC48
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 118 129 126 117 120 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
36.6% Below average
Read 6
Write 87.4
Mixed 36.6
SusWrite 120
46% 62.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 6.8
4K Mixed 1
258% 2.77 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 36.6%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Patriot 3000 C16 Series 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
42.7% Average
MC Read 14.8
MC Write 14.7
MC Mixed 12.1
40% 13.9 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 14.9
SC Mixed 13.9
40% 13.8 GB/s
Latency 62.2
64% 62.2 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 42.7%
Great: 57%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA Builds (Compare 830 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $1,187
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