Asus MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 91.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics8.11% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive103% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
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)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151119
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateFeb 28 '16 at 03:04
Run Duration134 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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 i5-6600K-$220
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
91.7% Outstanding
SC Int 124
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 126
101% 126 Pts
QC Int 462
QC Float 444
QC Mixed 476
104% 461 Pts
MC Int 471
MC Float 479
MC Mixed 476
71% 475 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 91.7%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Asus(1043 8694) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4331
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
8.11% Terrible
Lighting 22.2
Reflection 29.2
Parallax 24.7
7% 25.4 fps
MRender 21.4
Gravity 19.3
Splatting 35.3
12% 25.3 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 8.11%
Great: 9%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Neutron XT 240GB-$170
188GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.5 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 488
Mixed 495
112% 500 MB/s
4K Read 36
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 16.1
130% 51.9 MB/s
DQ Read 340
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 16.6
103% 235 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 103%
Great: 103%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$70
2TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 181
Mixed 166
132% 176 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 1.53
4K Mixed 0.24
86% 0.84 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 104%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$128
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
101% Outstanding
MC Read 35.4
MC Write 39.4
MC Mixed 33.1
103% 36 GB/s
SC Read 20.2
SC Write 39.4
SC Mixed 30
85% 29.9 GB/s
Latency 55.3
72% 55.3 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 101%
Great: 108%
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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 856 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 117%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 84%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII FORMULA

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 105% - Outstanding Total price: $1,300
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