Asus MAXIMUS VIII GENE

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 92.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics37.2% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive107% 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.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
9 months ago, 9 months ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII GENE  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150824
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 14:08
Run Duration168 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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-$322
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
92.8% Outstanding
SC Int 142
SC Float 142
SC Mixed 144
114% 143 Pts
QC Int 426
QC Float 439
QC Mixed 424
97% 430 Pts
MC Int 692
MC Float 807
MC Mixed 755
112% 751 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 92.8%
Great: 104%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390-$304
CLim: 1015 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
37.2% Below average
Lighting 87.8
Reflection 68.7
Parallax 131
32% 95.7 fps
MRender 99.8
Gravity 76.9
Splatting 130
41% 102 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 37.2%
Great: 70%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$120
84GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 513
Write 414
Mixed 421
100% 449 MB/s
4K Read 43.5
4K Write 96.7
4K Mixed 45.6
176% 61.9 MB/s
DQ Read 45.1
DQ Write 276
DQ Mixed 88.8
90% 137 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 107%
Great: 135%
Samsung 840 120GB-$109
12GB free
Firmware: DXT09B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
68.2% Good
Read 521
Write 127
Mixed 145
57% 265 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 94.2
4K Mixed 10.5
105% 44.1 MB/s
DQ Read 327
DQ Write 123
DQ Mixed 27.4
72% 159 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 68.2%
Great: 74%
Intel Raid 0 Volume 2TB
1TB free
Firmware: 1.0.
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
135% Outstanding
Read 241
Write 232
Mixed 167
159% 213 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 0.98
4K Mixed 0.26
68% 0.58 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 135%
Great: 219%
Seagate ST3500820AS 500GB
204GB free
Firmware: SD81 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
39.6% Below average
Read 69.7
Write 68.1
Mixed 63.2
50% 67 MB/s
4K Read 0.39
4K Write 1.08
4K Mixed 0.36
76% 0.61 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 39.6%
Great: 58%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$196
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2197 MHz
Performing below potential (26th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
78.1% Very good
MC Read 28.8
MC Write 29.9
MC Mixed 24.4
79% 27.7 GB/s
SC Read 15.9
SC Write 29.5
SC Mixed 22.6
65% 22.7 GB/s
Latency 61.8
65% 61.8 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 78.1%
Great: 110%
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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 1,702 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII GENE - $136

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $1,131
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