Asus MAXIMUS VII FORMULA

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 115%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 94.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics127% 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 Drive216% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VII FORMULA  (all builds)
Memory14.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151028
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 10 '17 at 01:28
Run Duration700 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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 i7-4790K-$352
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
94.8% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 130
SC Mixed 128
104% 129 Pts
QC Int 512
QC Float 512
QC Mixed 475
113% 500 Pts
MC Int 658
MC Float 701
MC Mixed 694
102% 684 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 94.8%
Great: 102%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$480
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
127% Outstanding
Lighting 406
Reflection 384
Parallax 406
126% 399 fps
MRender 244
Gravity 395
Splatting 246
129% 295 fps
Poor: 101%
This bench: 127%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB
426GB free
Firmware: CXY7301Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
216% Outstanding
Read 2,060
Write 1,176
Mixed 1,412
342% 1,550 MB/s
4K Read 52.6
4K Write 146
4K Mixed 30.4
196% 76.3 MB/s
DQ Read 39.1
DQ Write 163
DQ Mixed 27.6
42% 76.5 MB/s
Poor: 167%
This bench: 216%
Great: 258%
Kingston DataTraveler 101 G2 USB 2.0 16GB-$8
9GB free, PID 1642
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
3.5% Terrible
Read 14.7
Write 1.74
Mixed 3.28
6% 6.59 MB/s
4K Read 4.12
4K Write 0.004
4K Mixed 0.003
16% 1.38 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.5%
Great: 9%
SanDisk Cruzer Force 16GB
2GB free, PID 557d
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
6.97% Terrible
Read 15.5
Write 5.3
Mixed 7.21
10% 9.32 MB/s
4K Read 4.36
4K Write 0.83
4K Mixed 1.33
89% 2.17 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 6.97%
Great: 13%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR3 1866 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
72.4% Very good
MC Read 26.1
MC Write 25.5
MC Mixed 22.4
70% 24.7 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 24.3
65% 22.8 GB/s
Latency 50.4
79% 50.4 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 72.4%
Great: 106%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS VII FORMULA Builds (Compare 1,121 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
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Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VII FORMULA - $284

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $1,260
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