Asus MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 89.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics63.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive70.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA  (all builds)
Memory10 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20160624
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 12 '18 at 23:01
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-6700K-$307
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
89.3% Excellent
SC Int 119
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 122
98% 122 Pts
QC Int 416
QC Float 443
QC Mixed 442
98% 434 Pts
MC Int 629
MC Float 700
MC Mixed 672
100% 667 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 89.3%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
63.3% Good
Lighting 189
Reflection 175
Parallax 200
60% 188 fps
MRender 153
Gravity 180
Splatting 125
66% 153 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 63.3%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$100
152GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X411 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
70.9% Very good
Read 471
Write 241
Mixed 272
72% 328 MB/s
4K Read 27.4
4K Write 42.1
4K Mixed 19.8
89% 29.8 MB/s
DQ Read 331
DQ Write 150
DQ Mixed 39.9
83% 174 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 70.9%
Great: 108%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$39
569GB free
Firmware: 02.0
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
88.2% Excellent
Read 148
Write 159
Mixed 140
112% 149 MB/s
4K Read 1.25
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.35
136% 1.34 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 88.2%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$181
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
65.2% Good
MC Read 23.3
MC Write 25.7
MC Mixed 20.3
66% 23.1 GB/s
SC Read 15.2
SC Write 19.8
SC Mixed 19.6
52% 18.2 GB/s
Latency 66.4
60% 66.4 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 65.2%
Great: 103%
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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 1,486 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 113%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $1,274
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $175SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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