Asus MAXIMUS IX FORMULA

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (29th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 71 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 79.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics53.2% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive92.1% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX FORMULA  (all builds)
Memory11 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateApr 13 '18 at 23:01
Run Duration121 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing below expectations (29th 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 i7-7700-$304
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
79.9% Very good
SC Int 113
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 114
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 371
QC Float 405
QC Mixed 385
88% 387 Pts
MC Int 579
MC Float 665
MC Mixed 624
93% 622 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 79.9%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$750
Zotac(19DA 1471) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2075 MHz, MLim: 2800 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (143 fps cap detected)
53.2% Above average
Lighting 143
Reflection 143
Parallax 143
44% 143 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 143
Splatting 142
60% 143 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 53.2%
Great: 178%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$238
115GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 500
Write 482
Mixed 485
109% 489 MB/s
4K Read 38.5
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 55
184% 65.9 MB/s
DQ Read 340
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 148
158% 263 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 121%
Great: 127%
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$162
94GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
92.1% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 378
Mixed 433
98% 440 MB/s
4K Read 35.7
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 24.2
141% 55 MB/s
DQ Read 36.8
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 128
111% 156 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 92.1%
Great: 124%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z RGB DDR4 3000 C16 2x8GB-$191
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
61.2% Good
MC Read 23.7
MC Write 22.5
MC Mixed 19.9
63% 22 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 17.8
SC Mixed 18.9
47% 16.5 GB/s
Latency 81.3
49% 81.3 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 61.2%
Great: 101%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS IX FORMULA Builds (Compare 3,175 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 126%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 124%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 91%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX FORMULA - $392

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 107% - Outstanding Total price: $1,831
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HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $59HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $219SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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