Asus MAXIMUS VIII GENE

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 78%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 114%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 89.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics74% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive202% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory29.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170629
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 10:22
Run Duration176 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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-$359
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
89.8% Excellent
SC Int 130
SC Float 135
SC Mixed 130
105% 132 Pts
QC Int 434
QC Float 452
QC Mixed 428
99% 438 Pts
MC Int 640
MC Float 733
MC Mixed 714
104% 696 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 89.8%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$280
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
74% Very good
Lighting 235
Reflection 202
Parallax 214
70% 217 fps
MRender 154
Gravity 215
Splatting 169
77% 179 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 74%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$600
155GB free
Firmware: 2B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
202% Outstanding
Read 1,824
Write 823
Mixed 1,169
280% 1,272 MB/s
4K Read 41.2
4K Write 145
4K Mixed 49.4
203% 78.7 MB/s
DQ Read 491
DQ Write 290
DQ Mixed 181
191% 320 MB/s
Poor: 155%
This bench: 202%
Great: 261%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$79
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
76.5% Very good
Read 145
Write 121
Mixed 119
96% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.85
4K Write 2.39
4K Mixed 0.22
104% 1.15 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 76.5%
Great: 84%
Philips USB Flash Drive 8GB
3GB free, PID 3e00
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Poor: 3% Great: 9%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2666 C15 4x8GB-$165
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (10th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
77.1% Very good
MC Read 27.5
MC Write 28.7
MC Mixed 23.4
76% 26.5 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 31.5
SC Mixed 26.5
74% 26 GB/s
Latency 61.1
66% 61.1 ns
Poor: 74%
This bench: 77.1%
Great: 129%
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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 1,593 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII GENE - $167

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,242
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