Asus MAXIMUS VIII GENE

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 106%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics60.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive113% 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.
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
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII GENE  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160302
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 06:54
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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-$211
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
106% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 142
114% 142 Pts
QC Int 545
QC Float 576
QC Mixed 558
127% 560 Pts
MC Int 542
MC Float 580
MC Mixed 559
84% 560 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 106%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (163 fps cap detected)
60.8% Good
Lighting 163
Reflection 163
Parallax 162
50% 163 fps
MRender 164
Gravity 163
Splatting 163
68% 163 fps
Poor: 74%
This bench: 60.8%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$88
45GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 402
Mixed 411
98% 441 MB/s
4K Read 44.9
4K Write 97.8
4K Mixed 45.5
178% 62.7 MB/s
DQ Read 338
DQ Write 272
DQ Mixed 103
132% 238 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 113%
Great: 116%
ASMT 2105 120GB
45GB free, PID 55aa
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
216% Outstanding
Read 250
Write 130
Mixed 156
208% 179 MB/s
4K Read 20.1
4K Write 47.8
4K Mixed 8.07
1,974% 25.3 MB/s
DQ Read 20.1
DQ Write 48.4
DQ Mixed 7.96
1,992% 25.5 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 216%
Great: 211%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Panram PUD43000C158G2NJK 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
96.6% Outstanding
MC Read 36.4
MC Write 38.5
MC Mixed 28.8
99% 34.6 GB/s
SC Read 19.7
SC Write 34.4
SC Mixed 28.6
79% 27.6 GB/s
Latency 53.8
74% 53.8 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 96.6%
Great: 100%
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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 1,202 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII GENE - $165

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Very good Total price: $1,174
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CPUGPUSSD
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AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $285AMD RX 480 $265Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $139
Intel Core i5-7600K $210Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $250Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $112
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $205SanDisk Extreme 64GB $43
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $1,050SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $215SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $10
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