Asus MAXIMUS VIII GENE

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 73.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics65.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive65% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
Very high background CPU (34%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII GENE  (all builds)
Memory28 GB free of 32 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171226
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 03:49
Run Duration183 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 34%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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 i5-6600K-$230
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
73.6% Very good
SC Int 119
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 122
98% 123 Pts
QC Int 439
QC Float 494
QC Mixed 335
96% 423 Pts
MC Int 454
MC Float 495
MC Mixed 474
71% 474 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 73.6%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$330
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
65.3% Good
Lighting 205
Reflection 179
Parallax 198
63% 194 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 191
Splatting 125
67% 155 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 65.3%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX100 256GB-$116
110GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
97.5% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 329
Mixed 401
92% 416 MB/s
4K Read 30.5
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 35.7
153% 60.4 MB/s
DQ Read 163
DQ Write 308
DQ Mixed 50.7
91% 174 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 97.5%
Great: 96%
SanDisk X400 512GB-$140
110GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X4162000 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
65% Good
Read 483
Write 216
Mixed 240
69% 313 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 77.9
4K Mixed 14.5
96% 38.8 MB/s
DQ Read 28.2
DQ Write 175
DQ Mixed 37.7
48% 80.3 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 65%
Great: 101%
WD Red 2TB (2012)-$79
2TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
83.1% Excellent
Read 141
Write 148
Mixed 140
108% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.34
4K Mixed 0.29
113% 1.18 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 83.1%
Great: 86%
WD WD6000HLHX-01JJPV0 600GB
253GB free
Firmware: 04.05G04 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
68.4% Good
Read 128
Write 110
Mixed 118
90% 119 MB/s
4K Read 0.92
4K Write 3.09
4K Mixed 0.54
155% 1.51 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 68.4%
Great: 80%
WD easystore 25FB 8TB
6.5TB free, PID 25fb
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
78.7% Very good
Read 183
Write 173
Mixed 138
207% 165 MB/s
4K Read 1.69
4K Write 4.54
4K Mixed 0.65
183% 2.29 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 78.7%
Great: 82%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
105% Outstanding
MC Read 37.6
MC Write 40.8
MC Mixed 35.1
108% 37.8 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 40.4
SC Mixed 27.8
84% 29.5 GB/s
Latency 55.3
72% 55.3 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 105%
Great: 108%
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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 1,856 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII GENE - $154

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $1,075
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HDDRAMUSB
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