Asus Maximus Formula

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 37.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics3.61% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive60.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus Maximus Formula  (all builds)
Memory5.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20090910
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 13 '19 at 15:26
Run Duration156 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (59th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core2 Extreme X9650-$850
LGA775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
37.5% Below average
1-Core 54.6
2-Core 108
38% 81.3 Pts
4-Core 217
8-Core 219
30% 218 Pts
64-Core 215
14% 215 Pts
Poor: 27%
This bench: 37.5%
Great: 48%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
ATI Radeon HD 3870
Asus(1043 022A) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
3.61% Terrible
Lighting 24.7
Reflection 30.7
Parallax 7.7
6% 21 fps
MRender 15.9
Gravity 10.6
Splatting 33.4
4% 20 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.61%
Great: 4%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force LE 240GB-$85
169GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFC12.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 145 171 172 166 126 172 MB/s
Performing below potential (11th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
60.9% Good
Read 260
Write 254
Mixed 228
SusWrite 158
51% 225 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 55.3
4K Mixed 32.5
111% 38.1 MB/s
DQ Read 211
DQ Write 70.3
DQ Mixed 151
109% 144 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 60.9%
Great: 98%
WD WD3000GLFS-01F8U0 300GB
258GB free
Firmware: 03.03V01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 120 119 120 117 113 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
68.1% Good
Read 120
Write 115
Mixed 76.4
SusWrite 116
79% 107 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.4
251% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 68.1%
Great: 69%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$59
892GB free
Firmware: CC38
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 84 85 86 86 85 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
51.3% Above average
Read 95
Write 69.5
Mixed 55.7
SusWrite 83.8
56% 76 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 1
170% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 51.3%
Great: 69%
WD WD3000GLFS-01F8U0 300GB
187GB free
Firmware: 03.03V01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 115 114 113 111 112 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
64.6% Good
Read 113
Write 110
Mixed 76.2
SusWrite 112
76% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1.3
238% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 64.6%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x2GB
4 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR2
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
22.8% Poor
MC Read 7.7
MC Write 6.7
MC Mixed 6.7
20% 7.03 GB/s
SC Read 6.6
SC Write 6.9
SC Mixed 7.7
20% 7.07 GB/s
Latency 83.2
48% 83.2 ns
Poor: 14%
This bench: 22.8%
Great: 42%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Maximus Formula Builds (Compare 489 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 26%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus Maximus Formula

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 37% - Below average Total price: $345
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