Asus MAXIMUS VIII GENE

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (77th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 23 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 101%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive84.7% 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.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII GENE  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.5 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170515
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateAug 11 '17 at 23:26
Run Duration207 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (77th 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 i7-6700K-$321
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
101% Outstanding
SC Int 144
SC Float 152
SC Mixed 147
118% 148 Pts
QC Int 512
QC Float 509
QC Mixed 481
114% 501 Pts
MC Int 735
MC Float 831
MC Mixed 795
118% 787 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 101%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$413
CLim: 2113 MHz, MLim: 2152 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 384.94
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 358
Reflection 309
Parallax 357
110% 341 fps
Gravity 308
Splatting 236
119% 272 fps
Poor: 79% Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$120
199GB free
Firmware: X31200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
88.1% Excellent
Read 504
Write 333
Mixed 342
87% 393 MB/s
4K Read 34.9
4K Write 82
4K Mixed 20
122% 45.7 MB/s
DQ Read 323
DQ Write 222
DQ Mixed 45.5
95% 197 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 88.1%
Great: 108%
SanDisk Ultra Plus 128GB-$125
78GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X2316RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
84.7% Excellent
Read 430
Write 274
Mixed 318
76% 341 MB/s
4K Read 32.3
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 24.6
135% 53.5 MB/s
DQ Read 296
DQ Write 198
DQ Mixed 46
89% 180 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 84.7%
Great: 84%
Sandisk S064G 63GB
56GB free
Firmware: 3.1.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
42.8% Average
Read 437
Write 183
Mixed 252
64% 291 MB/s
4K Read 18.5
4K Write 13.1
4K Mixed 7.51
45% 13 MB/s
DQ Read 38.2
DQ Write 13.8
DQ Mixed 7.02
10% 19.6 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 42.8%
Great: 44%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$44
382GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
81.3% Excellent
Read 145
Write 138
Mixed 133
104% 139 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.55
4K Mixed 0.32
132% 1.36 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 81.3%
Great: 107%
SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 16GB-$8
5GB free, PID 5583
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
35.1% Below average
Read 129
Write 48.8
Mixed 50.9
82% 76.4 MB/s
4K Read 6.13
4K Write 1.39
4K Mixed 0.94
102% 2.82 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 35.1%
Great: 31%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2400 C15 4x4GB-$212
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2500 MHz
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
85.4% Excellent
MC Read 31.2
MC Write 32.3
MC Mixed 26.3
86% 29.9 GB/s
SC Read 20.2
SC Write 32.3
SC Mixed 27.2
76% 26.6 GB/s
Latency 56.8
70% 56.8 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 85.4%
Great: 102%
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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 1,693 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII GENE - $135

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,130
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