Asus MAXIMUS VIII GENE

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 108%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 126%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 96%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 109%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics103% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive202% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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 MAXIMUS VIII GENE  (all builds)
Memory29.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 12 '17 at 21:21
Run Duration172 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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-$309
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
109% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 149
SC Mixed 141
114% 143 Pts
QC Int 543
QC Float 571
QC Mixed 560
126% 558 Pts
MC Int 727
MC Float 830
MC Mixed 790
117% 782 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 109%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$367
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2052 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Lighting 334
Reflection 295
Parallax 307
100% 312 fps
MRender 206
Gravity 300
Splatting 231
106% 246 fps
Poor: 78%
This bench: 103%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$334
158GB free
Firmware: 1B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
202% Outstanding
Read 1,770
Write 880
Mixed 1,113
276% 1,254 MB/s
4K Read 48.6
4K Write 148
4K Mixed 36.4
199% 77.7 MB/s
DQ Read 538
DQ Write 315
DQ Mixed 189
204% 347 MB/s
Poor: 126%
This bench: 202%
Great: 226%
HyperX Savage 240GB-$120
102GB free
Firmware: SAFM00.Y Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
98.3% Outstanding
Read 519
Write 502
Mixed 503
114% 508 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 93.4
4K Mixed 13.7
111% 45.5 MB/s
DQ Read 346
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 14.4
101% 232 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 98.3%
Great: 100%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$75
3TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
89.7% Excellent
Read 170
Write 143
Mixed 141
114% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 1.64
4K Mixed 0.16
81% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 89.7%
Great: 110%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$75
2TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
87.1% Excellent
Read 177
Write 127
Mixed 131
109% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 1.56
4K Mixed 0.19
70% 0.74 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 87.1%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
106% Outstanding
MC Read 38.8
MC Write 40.6
MC Mixed 33.1
107% 37.5 GB/s
SC Read 23.2
SC Write 45
SC Mixed 31.5
95% 33.2 GB/s
Latency 53
76% 53 ns
Poor: 71%
This bench: 106%
Great: 130%
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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 1,371 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII GENE - $206

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $1,112
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