Asus Maximus IV GENE-Z

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 69.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics73.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Maximus IV GENE-Z  (all builds)
Memory5.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20110627
Uptime1.7 Days
Run DateNov 14 '17 at 21:57
Run Duration93 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 21%

 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 i7-2600K-$375
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
69.1% Good
SC Int 99.9
SC Float 101
SC Mixed 101
80% 101 Pts
QC Int 347
QC Float 345
QC Mixed 332
77% 341 Pts
MC Int 501
MC Float 515
MC Mixed 517
77% 511 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 69.1%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$269
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
73.9% Very good
Lighting 238
Reflection 212
Parallax 222
72% 224 fps
MRender 147
Gravity 213
Splatting 166
75% 176 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 73.9%
Great: 77%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$84
900GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
71.2% Very good
Read 142
Write 106
Mixed 109
89% 119 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 1.43
4K Mixed 0.35
84% 0.74 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 71.2%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
58.6% Above average
MC Read 21.1
MC Write 20.3
MC Mixed 18.3
57% 19.9 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 19.2
52% 18.2 GB/s
Latency 58.5
68% 58.5 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 58.6%
Great: 62%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Maximus IV GENE-Z Builds (Compare 1,001 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus Maximus IV GENE-Z - $170

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $975
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