Asus MAXIMUS IX FORMULA

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 140%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 151%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 117%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 108%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics170% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive302% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX FORMULA  (all builds)
Memory29 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 11 '18 at 13:01
Run Duration289 Seconds
Run User ZAF-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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 i7-7700K-$329
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
108% Outstanding
SC Int 148
SC Float 158
SC Mixed 150
122% 152 Pts
QC Int 530
QC Float 560
QC Mixed 533
123% 541 Pts
MC Int 766
MC Float 871
MC Mixed 828
123% 822 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 108%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$675
EVGA(3842 6598) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 399.24
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
170% Outstanding
Lighting 552
Reflection 0
Parallax 597
176% 383 fps
MRender 270
Gravity 553
Splatting 302
166% 375 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 170%
Great: 175%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$297
863GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1348 1538 1589 1211 1127 1122 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
302% Outstanding
Read 1,804
Write 1787
Mixed 731
SusWrite 1,323
316% 1,411 MB/s
4K Read 55.4
4K Write 192
4K Mixed 69.4
274% 106 MB/s
DQ Read 1,518
DQ Write 1,455
DQ Mixed 1,050
908% 1,341 MB/s
Poor: 184%
This bench: 302%
Great: 295%
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$253
931GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 459 475 482 477 479 480 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
133% Outstanding
Read 473
Write 449
Mixed 421
SusWrite 475
102% 454 MB/s
4K Read 42.6
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 64.3
221% 82.4 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 350
266% 360 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 133%
Great: 133%
WD My Book 25EE 8TB
1TB free, PID 25ee
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 95 93 94 96 95 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
41.6% Average
Read 100
Write 105
Mixed 69.8
SusWrite 94.6
125% 92.3 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1.4
120% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 41.6%
Great: 80%
TOSHIBA HDWD120 2TB
559GB free, PID 0567
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 134 136 135 135 135 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
56.9% Above average
Read 146
Write 136
Mixed 26
SusWrite 134
144% 111 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.6
92% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 56.9%
Great: 55%
TOSHIBA HDWD120 2TB
2TB free, PID 0567
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 122 126 128 128 127 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
61.9% Good
Read 190
Write 179
Mixed 32.7
SusWrite 126
167% 132 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.6
99% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 61.9%
Great: 55%
TOSHIBA HDWD120 2TB
2TB free, PID 0567
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 122 126 128 128 127 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
63.2% Good
Read 195
Write 192
Mixed 35.8
SusWrite 124
174% 137 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 0.6
110% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 63.2%
Great: 55%
WDC WD20 EZRX-00D8PB0 2TB
2TB free, PID 0567
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 122 126 128 128 127 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
57.6% Above average
Read 151
Write 151
Mixed 106
SusWrite 126
179% 134 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
126% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 57.6%
Great: 62%
Adata DashDrive UV128 USB 3.0 32GB-$8
24GB free, PID db8a
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 24 22 19 25 22 20 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
26.1% Poor
Read 126
Write 33.8
Mixed 44
SusWrite 21.8
61% 56.3 MB/s
4K Read 8.2
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.7
68% 3.1 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 26.1%
Great: 32%
Adata DashDrive UV128 USB 3.0 16GB-$6
7GB free, PID db8a
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 9 9.7 9.8 9.7 9.7 9.7 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
15% Very poor
Read 66.5
Write 10.8
Mixed 20.5
SusWrite 9.6
27% 26.9 MB/s
4K Read 4.8
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 1.1
79% 2.2 MB/s
Poor: 7%
This bench: 15%
Great: 24%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3395 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
109% Outstanding
MC Read 39.8
MC Write 41.6
MC Mixed 34.2
110% 38.5 GB/s
SC Read 23.9
SC Write 45.7
SC Mixed 33.2
98% 34.3 GB/s
Latency 49.9
80% 49.9 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 109%
Great: 123%
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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 3,481 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 121%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX FORMULA - $392

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 113% - Outstanding Total price: $1,726
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