Asus Maximus IV GENE-Z

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 102%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics47.1% 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 Drive97.8% 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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Run History
MotherboardAsus Maximus IV GENE-Z  (all builds)
Memory14.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20121109
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 13:36
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
102% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 132
106% 132 Pts
QC Int 529
QC Float 526
QC Mixed 528
120% 528 Pts
MC Int 658
MC Float 678
MC Mixed 681
101% 672 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 102%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280X-$210
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 18.3.4
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
47.1% Average
Lighting 147
Reflection 84.8
Parallax 198
51% 143 fps
MRender 65.5
Gravity 143
Splatting 93
44% 100 fps
Poor: 36%
This bench: 47.1%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$86
155GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
97.8% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 414
Mixed 422
100% 449 MB/s
4K Read 48.1
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 29.2
165% 60.4 MB/s
DQ Read 49.4
DQ Write 112
DQ Mixed 27.9
36% 63.2 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 97.8%
Great: 124%
Seagate ST3500312CS 500GB-$19
437GB free
Firmware: SC13 Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
48.6% Average
Read 96.2
Write 73.2
Mixed 77.4
62% 82.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 1.33
4K Mixed 0.39
87% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 48.6%
Great: 61%
Seagate ST3500312CS 500GB-$19
96GB free
Firmware: SC13 Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
47.9% Average
Read 87.9
Write 78.8
Mixed 75.5
61% 80.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 1.47
4K Mixed 0.43
93% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 47.9%
Great: 61%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT41GU6AFR8C-PB 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
58.9% Above average
MC Read 20.8
MC Write 20.3
MC Mixed 17.9
56% 19.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.3
SC Write 22.3
SC Mixed 19.7
56% 19.8 GB/s
Latency 57.6
70% 57.6 ns
Poor: 37%
This bench: 58.9%
Great: 61%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
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Workstation
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Motherboard: Asus Maximus IV GENE-Z - $170

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $961
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