Asus MAXIMUS IV GENE-Z/GEN3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 71.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics22.8% 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 Drive72.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 11 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IV GENE-Z/GEN3  (all builds)
Memory4.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs, 1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20111019
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 21:17
Run Duration183 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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 i5-2500K-$246
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
71.7% Very good
SC Int 99.7
SC Float 101
SC Mixed 101
80% 100 Pts
QC Int 360
QC Float 373
QC Mixed 367
83% 367 Pts
MC Int 386
MC Float 383
MC Mixed 389
58% 386 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 71.7%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 560 Ti-$188
MSI(1462 2384) 2GB
CLim: 880 MHz, MLim: 1002 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
22.8% Poor
Lighting 64.2
Reflection 65
Parallax 61
20% 63.4 fps
MRender 58.9
Gravity 65.8
Splatting 53.2
25% 59.3 fps
Poor: 18%
This bench: 22.8%
Great: 25%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 240GB-$70
123GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X31200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
72.5% Very good
Read 477
Write 256
Mixed 213
69% 316 MB/s
4K Read 32.5
4K Write 62.7
4K Mixed 14.9
102% 36.7 MB/s
DQ Read 219
DQ Write 164
DQ Mixed 40.8
71% 141 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 72.5%
Great: 102%
Corsair Force 3 60GB
41GB free
Firmware: 1.3.3 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
41.2% Average
Read 196
Write 60.4
Mixed 78.7
24% 112 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 59.1
4K Mixed 16.6
91% 33.6 MB/s
DQ Read 76.8
DQ Write 55.4
DQ Mixed 21.5
28% 51.2 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 41.2%
Great: 43%
Hitachi HDS721010CLA330 1TB
488GB free
Firmware: JP4OA3MA Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
71% Very good
Read 115
Write 132
Mixed 99.4
86% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 1.45
4K Mixed 0.42
101% 0.84 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 71%
Great: 77%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$25
148GB free
Firmware: JC4B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
58.1% Above average
Read 109
Write 93.8
Mixed 35.9
58% 79.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 1.55
4K Mixed 0.4
99% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 58.1%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
63.8% Good
MC Read 21.9
MC Write 23.3
MC Mixed 20.7
63% 22 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 19.2
52% 18.3 GB/s
Latency 53.3
75% 53.3 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 63.8%
Great: 63%
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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/GEN3 Builds (Compare 585 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 43%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IV GENE-Z/GEN3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $845
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