Asus MAXIMUS VII FORMULA

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD, RAM
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
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 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 85.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics82.5% 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 Drive60.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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 (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VII FORMULA  (all builds)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141001
Uptime1.5 Days
Run DateSep 25 '15 at 19:04
Run Duration264 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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-$365
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
85.6% Excellent
SC Int 125
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 127
101% 127 Pts
QC Int 399
QC Float 420
QC Mixed 404
92% 407 Pts
MC Int 603
MC Float 693
MC Mixed 671
98% 656 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 85.6%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
EVGA(3842 1989) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver. 10.18.13.5598
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
82.5% Excellent
Lighting 265
Reflection 238
Parallax 252
80% 252 fps
MRender 178
Gravity 240
Splatting 165
84% 194 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 82.5%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Pro 512GB-$351
23GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM06B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
60.6% Good
Read 359
Write 106
Mixed 164
46% 210 MB/s
4K Read 28.4
4K Write 79.8
4K Mixed 19.4
110% 42.5 MB/s
DQ Read 236
DQ Write 99.8
DQ Mixed 60.2
73% 132 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 60.6%
Great: 118%
Samsung M3 Portable 1TB
282GB free, PID 61b6
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
34.6% Below average
Read 81.5
Write 82.4
Mixed 64.6
97% 76.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.52
4K Mixed 0.34
65% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 34.6%
Great: 42%
Generic Mass-Storage 64GB
59GB free, PID null
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
7.92% Terrible
Read 15.1
Write 8.98
Mixed 9.55
13% 11.2 MB/s
4K Read 4.79
4K Write 0.86
4K Mixed 1.16
86% 2.27 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 7.92%
Great: 18%
Kingston DataTraveler Ultimate G3 USB 3.0 32GB-$36
25GB free, PID 1697
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
39.3% Below average
Read 183
Write 32.4
Mixed 49.2
84% 88.3 MB/s
4K Read 12.4
4K Write 0.9
4K Mixed 0.59
97% 4.64 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 39.3%
Great: 40%
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Gaming
Gaming 73%
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Desktop
Desktop 82%
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Workstation
Workstation 61%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VII FORMULA - $284

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $1,269
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