Asus MAXIMUS VIII GENE

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 103%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics9.59% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive91.1% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
Run History
10 months ago, 10 months ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII GENE  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161129
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 11 '17 at 20:08
Run Duration86 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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 i5-6600K-$230
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
103% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 140
SC Mixed 136
109% 136 Pts
QC Int 528
QC Float 562
QC Mixed 543
123% 544 Pts
MC Int 528
MC Float 562
MC Mixed 544
82% 545 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 103%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Asus(1043 8694) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64 Ver. 21.20.16.4541
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
9.59% Terrible
Lighting 24.1
Reflection 30.6
Parallax 25.1
8% 26.6 fps
MRender 25.2
Gravity 20.5
Splatting 37.7
11% 27.8 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 9.59%
Great: 10%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$192
96GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
91.1% Outstanding
Read 534
Write 341
Mixed 407
95% 427 MB/s
4K Read 37.9
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 26.3
154% 61 MB/s
DQ Read 39.2
DQ Write 130
DQ Mixed 26.6
37% 65.3 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 91.1%
Great: 124%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 2x8GB-$185
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 2473 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
90.6% Outstanding
MC Read 32.8
MC Write 34.4
MC Mixed 29
92% 32.1 GB/s
SC Read 20.7
SC Write 35.7
SC Mixed 28.6
81% 28.3 GB/s
Latency 61.5
65% 61.5 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 90.6%
Great: 87%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS VIII GENE Builds (Compare 1,131 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII GENE - $165

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,123
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HDDRAMUSB
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