Asus MAXIMUS VIII GENE

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 112%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 84%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics138% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive110% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII GENE  (all builds)
Memory28.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 12 '19 at 15:57
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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-$234
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
84% Excellent
SC Int 111
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 118
94% 118 Pts
QC Int 408
QC Float 474
QC Mixed 432
99% 438 Pts
MC Int 422
MC Float 493
MC Mixed 441
68% 452 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 84%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$498
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
138% Outstanding
Lighting 449
Reflection 396
Parallax 424
136% 423 fps
MRender 250
Gravity 441
Splatting 266
140% 319 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 138%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$200
96GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 374 444 390 198 323 365 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 474
Write 219
Mixed 316
SusWrite 349
76% 340 MB/s
4K Read 36.7
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 50.9
182% 67.9 MB/s
DQ Read 276
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 48.1
108% 219 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 110%
Great: 126%
Seagate FireCuda 2.5" 1TB-$60
367GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 96 96 96 96 98 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
41.7% Average
Read 49.1
Write 69.4
Mixed 51.4
SusWrite 95.7
49% 66.4 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.9
178% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 41.7%
Great: 72%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2400 C15 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
87.2% Excellent
MC Read 30.9
MC Write 32.9
MC Mixed 28.8
88% 30.9 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 34.8
SC Mixed 27.6
78% 27.2 GB/s
Latency 64.3
62% 64.3 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 87.2%
Great: 116%
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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 1,732 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII GENE - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $958
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