Asus MAXIMUS VIII GENE

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 124%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (99th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 1 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 103%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics38% 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 Drive242% 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.
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.
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 months ago, 2 month ago, 2 month ago, 2 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 1 month ago, 30 days ago, 30 days ago, 30 days ago, 30 days ago, 28 days ago, 28 days ago, 26 days ago, 24 days ago, 24 days ago, 24 days ago, 24 days ago, 24 days ago, 24 days ago, 22 days ago, 22 days ago, 22 days ago, 22 days ago, 22 days ago, 22 days ago, 21 days ago, 21 days ago, 21 days ago, 21 days ago, 15 days ago, 15 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 14 days ago, 10 days ago, 10 days ago, 9 days ago, 8 days ago, 8 days ago, 8 days ago, 7 days ago, 7 days ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII GENE  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
DisplayΧρώματα 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151211
Uptime4.4 Days
Run DateOct 11 '18 at 19:11
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing way above expectations (99th 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 i5-6500-$211
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
103% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 148
SC Mixed 143
114% 142 Pts
QC Int 542
QC Float 593
QC Mixed 526
125% 553 Pts
MC Int 548
MC Float 594
MC Mixed 572
86% 572 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 103%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-$110
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2001 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 416.16
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
38% Below average
Lighting 113
Reflection 74.7
Parallax 114
35% 100 fps
MRender 90.7
Gravity 109
Splatting 82.3
40% 93.9 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 38%
Great: 37%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
196GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 597 322 324 327 328 306 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
242% Outstanding
Read 2154
Write 1,444
Mixed 598
SusWrite 367
251% 1,141 MB/s
4K Read 49.3
4K Write 223
4K Mixed 60.8
270% 111 MB/s
DQ Read 1049
DQ Write 1,285
DQ Mixed 847
727% 1,060 MB/s
Poor: 140%
This bench: 242%
Great: 233%
Samsung 750 EVO 250GB-$173
131GB free
Firmware: MAT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 302 260 218 214 213 213 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 478
Mixed 344
SusWrite 237
88% 392 MB/s
4K Read 48.3
4K Write 146
4K Mixed 65.3
234% 86.7 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 333
259% 355 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 124%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2400 C15 4x4GB-$167
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3230 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
116% Outstanding
MC Read 42.5
MC Write 44.6
MC Mixed 36.2
117% 41.1 GB/s
SC Read 24.3
SC Write 45.8
SC Mixed 35.3
100% 35.1 GB/s
Latency 47.6
84% 47.6 ns
Poor: 74%
This bench: 116%
Great: 104%
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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 1,406 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
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Desktop
Desktop 86%
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Workstation
Workstation 65%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII GENE - $166

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,056
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