Asus CROSSHAIR V FORMULA-Z

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 74%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (27th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 73 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 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 56.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics91.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
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 (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus CROSSHAIR V FORMULA-Z  (all builds)
Memory29 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1440 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150323
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateMay 13 '17 at 12:18
Run Duration254 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing below expectations (27th 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 FX-8350-$121
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
56.7% Above average
SC Int 83.2
SC Float 71.4
SC Mixed 77.1
62% 77.2 Pts
QC Int 290
QC Float 251
QC Mixed 275
62% 272 Pts
MC Int 505
MC Float 432
MC Mixed 490
72% 476 Pts
Poor: 48%
This bench: 56.7%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 381.89
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
91.4% Outstanding
Lighting 286
Reflection 249
Parallax 296
87% 277 fps
MRender 195
Gravity 264
Splatting 178
99% 213 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 91.4%
Great: 91%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$68
681GB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
70.4% Very good
Read 113
Write 132
Mixed 146
99% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.89
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.2
94% 1 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 70.4%
Great: 110%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$47
530GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
79.8% Very good
Read 138
Write 140
Mixed 151
108% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 1.23
4K Mixed 0.21
76% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 106%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$68
506GB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
65.4% Good
Read 127
Write 101
Mixed 96.4
81% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 1.85
4K Mixed 0.2
83% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 65.4%
Great: 110%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$68
206GB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
62.2% Good
Read 106
Write 111
Mixed 87.3
76% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.78
4K Write 1.82
4K Mixed 0.2
88% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 62.2%
Great: 110%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$68
195GB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
66.2% Good
Read 113
Write 118
Mixed 103
83% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.71
4K Mixed 0.21
84% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 66.2%
Great: 110%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$47
194GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
69.3% Good
Read 125
Write 116
Mixed 110
88% 117 MB/s
4K Read 1.18
4K Write 2.54
4K Mixed 0.36
136% 1.36 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 69.3%
Great: 106%
Hitachi HTS542580K9SA00 80GB-$65
25GB free
Firmware: BBBOC39P Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
15.4% Very poor
Read 24.1
Write 29.5
Mixed 27
20% 26.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.35
4K Write 0.94
4K Mixed 0.34
69% 0.54 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 15.4%
Great: 24%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1866 C10 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
46.8% Average
MC Read 19.1
MC Write 14.8
MC Mixed 17
48% 17 GB/s
SC Read 8.6
SC Write 8.1
SC Mixed 10.9
26% 9.2 GB/s
Latency 72.1
56% 72.1 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 46.8%
Great: 70%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 56%
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Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 45%
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Motherboard: Asus CROSSHAIR V FORMULA-Z - $220

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