Asus Crosshair IV Formula

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 27%
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation 29%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 51.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics26.3% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive52.6% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 Crosshair IV Formula  (all builds)
Memory5.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121009
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateOct 15 '16 at 05:40
Run Duration215 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 23%

 PC Performing as expected (46th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD Phenom II X6 1090T-$345
AM3, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
51.1% Above average
SC Int 87.8
SC Float 53.1
SC Mixed 66.7
55% 69.2 Pts
QC Int 350
QC Float 211
QC Mixed 262
62% 274 Pts
MC Int 466
MC Float 283
MC Mixed 354
56% 368 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 51.1%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 6950-$290
PwrHis(1787 2307) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.301.1901.0
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
26.3% Poor
Lighting 83.2
Reflection 61
Parallax 92.3
27% 78.8 fps
MRender 46
Gravity 70.5
Splatting 69.1
26% 61.9 fps
Poor: 21%
This bench: 26.3%
Great: 27%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX100 250GB-$103
147GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
52.6% Above average
Read 481
Write 43.7
Mixed 288
59% 271 MB/s
4K Read 21.2
4K Write 34.3
4K Mixed 25
82% 26.8 MB/s
DQ Read 119
DQ Write 99.9
DQ Mixed 56.5
57% 91.9 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 52.6%
Great: 100%
Toshiba P300 2TB-$58
1.5TB free
Firmware: MX4O Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 65% Great: 111%
WD WD6402AAEX-00Z3A0 640GB
140GB free
Firmware: 05.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 42% Great: 79%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair XMS3 DDR3 2000 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1066 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
28.6% Poor
MC Read 12.1
MC Write 6.6
MC Mixed 9.9
27% 9.53 GB/s
SC Read 6.6
SC Write 6.1
SC Mixed 8.3
20% 7 GB/s
Latency 78.7
51% 78.7 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 28.6%
Great: 76%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Crosshair IV Formula Builds (Compare 1,379 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 49%
Desktop 46%
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus Crosshair IV Formula

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $800
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