Asus MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (80th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 20 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics4.11% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive131% 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 (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA  (all builds)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151119
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateMay 05 '21 at 07:38
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing above expectations (80th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6600K-$195
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
88.7% Excellent
Memory 95.5
1-Core 129
2-Core 259
93% 161 Pts
4-Core 471
8-Core 490
65% 480 Pts
64-Core 496
33% 496 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 88.7%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Asus(1043 8694) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.8681
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
4.11% Terrible
Lighting 7.7
Reflection 9.8
Parallax 9.1
6% 8.87 fps
MRender 12.2
Gravity 0.2
Splatting 0.1
2% 4.17 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 4.11%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 EVO M.2 500GB
412GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT21B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 463 471 477 476 485 430 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
131% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 417
Mixed 344
SusWrite 467
97% 433 MB/s
4K Read 44.5
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 61.7
211% 76.2 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 361
272% 363 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 131%
Great: 130%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$35
779GB free
Firmware: CC46
SusWrite @10s intervals: 192 193 192 192 194 191 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 190
Write 191
Mixed 82.7
SusWrite 192
120% 164 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.6
143% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 110%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$89
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 36.9
MC Write 39.1
MC Mixed 34.1
105% 36.7 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 41.4
SC Mixed 30.9
88% 30.9 GB/s
Latency 55.5
72% 55.5 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 103%
Great: 108%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming 91%
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Desktop
Desktop 91%
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Workstation
Workstation 77%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $1,279
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