Asus Maximus IV GENE-Z

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 66.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics40.9% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive39.2% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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.
MotherboardAsus Maximus IV GENE-Z  (all builds)
Memory10.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121109
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 09:15
Run Duration181 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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 (52nd percentile)
66.5% Good
SC Int 99.9
SC Float 100
SC Mixed 101
80% 100 Pts
QC Int 336
QC Float 329
QC Mixed 312
74% 326 Pts
MC Int 478
MC Float 488
MC Mixed 503
73% 490 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 66.5%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
40.9% Average
Lighting 138
Reflection 80.1
Parallax 121
41% 113 fps
MRender 79.4
Gravity 122
Splatting 81.3
41% 94.4 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 40.9%
Great: 42%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 250GB-$192
31GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXT08B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
39.2% Below average
Read 341
Write 47.5
Mixed 81
33% 156 MB/s
4K Read 21.2
4K Write 52.2
4K Mixed 9.52
72% 27.6 MB/s
DQ Read 24.1
DQ Write 67.2
DQ Mixed 9.93
18% 33.7 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 39.2%
Great: 84%
Seagate Desktop HDD 4TB (2013)-$88
20GB free
Firmware: CC52 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
78.4% Very good
Read 144
Write 130
Mixed 140
104% 138 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 0.99
4K Mixed 0.19
71% 0.64 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 78.4%
Great: 99%
WD My Passport 259F 3TB
509GB free, PID 259f
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
31.8% Below average
Read 73.2
Write 76.2
Mixed 69.7
94% 73 MB/s
4K Read 0.66
4K Write 1.44
4K Mixed 0.21
58% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 31.8%
Great: 49%
WD Elements 1TB
154GB free, PID 10b8
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
38.1% Below average
Read 95
Write 100
Mixed 62
108% 85.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.09
4K Write 0.81
4K Mixed 0.08
30% 0.33 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 38.1%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
27.6% Poor
MC Read 8.6
MC Write 8.1
MC Mixed 8.1
24% 8.27 GB/s
SC Read 9.1
SC Write 9.7
SC Mixed 9.2
27% 9.33 GB/s
Latency 66.6
60% 66.6 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 27.6%
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 939 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus Maximus IV GENE-Z - $170

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $1,010
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $175SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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