Asus MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 107%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 140%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 95%
Nuclear submarine
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 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 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics100% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive268% 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.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA  (all builds)
Memory9.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160624
Uptime1 Days
Run DateOct 07 '16 at 07:54
Run Duration189 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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-$290
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 140
SC Float 145
SC Mixed 142
114% 143 Pts
QC Int 488
QC Float 506
QC Mixed 499
113% 498 Pts
MC Int 687
MC Float 749
MC Mixed 727
108% 721 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 101%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$560
Driver: nvd3dumx Ver. 21.21.13.7290
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Lighting 329
Reflection 296
Parallax 316
97% 314 fps
MRender 194
Gravity 289
Splatting 203
101% 228 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 100%
Great: 120%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$350
435GB free
Firmware: 1B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
268% Outstanding
Read 2,205
Write 1,418
Mixed 1,485
377% 1,702 MB/s
4K Read 48.9
4K Write 153
4K Mixed 59.6
231% 87.1 MB/s
DQ Read 610
DQ Write 396
DQ Mixed 225
243% 410 MB/s
Poor: 143%
This bench: 268%
Great: 277%
SanDisk Extreme II 240GB-$105
164GB free
Firmware: R1311 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 477
Write 462
Mixed 459
104% 466 MB/s
4K Read 31.5
4K Write 91.2
4K Mixed 27.7
132% 50.1 MB/s
DQ Read 365
DQ Write 304
DQ Mixed 68.6
124% 246 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 101%
Great: 101%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 1.5TB
814GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
!4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
76.9% Very good
Read 124
Write 144
Mixed 113
95% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 2.04
4K Mixed 0.59
125% 1.05 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 76.9%
Great: 177%
Samsung Spinpoint F1 1TB-$67
759GB free
Firmware: 1AA01117 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
65.1% Good
Read 109
Write 117
Mixed 115
86% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.81
4K Write 2.65
4K Mixed 0.61
150% 1.36 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 65.1%
Great: 65%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$58
342GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
56.9% Above average
Read 101
Write 97.3
Mixed 99.9
75% 99.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.19
82% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 56.9%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$136
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
98.4% Outstanding
MC Read 35.8
MC Write 37.3
MC Mixed 30.9
99% 34.7 GB/s
SC Read 21.6
SC Write 39.8
SC Mixed 31.1
88% 30.8 GB/s
Latency 53.5
75% 53.5 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 98.4%
Great: 107%
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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 1,040 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 115%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 83%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $1,300
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