Asus MAXIMUS VIII GENE

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics55.2% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive108% 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 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII GENE  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160325
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 22 '19 at 14:59
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU 17%
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 PC Performing above expectations (69th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6600K-$171
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
88.5% Excellent
Memory 95.3
1-Core 126
2-Core 251
91% 158 Pts
4-Core 473
8-Core 469
64% 471 Pts
64-Core 472
32% 472 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 88.5%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$267
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing below potential (33rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
55.2% Above average
Lighting 204
Reflection 185
Parallax 178
54% 189 fps
MRender 144
Gravity 202
Splatting 162
56% 170 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 55.2%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
47GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 305 160 151 149 145 142 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 446
Write 473
Mixed 356
SusWrite 175
81% 362 MB/s
4K Read 36.2
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 63.1
202% 74.5 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 362
272% 363 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 108%
Great: 122%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$135
204GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 331 447 432 453 449 457 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
137% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 491
Mixed 402
SusWrite 428
103% 457 MB/s
4K Read 50.3
4K Write 137
4K Mixed 70.1
238% 85.7 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 361
272% 363 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 137%
Great: 133%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 2666 C15 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2747 MHz
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
93.3% Outstanding
MC Read 33.2
MC Write 35.2
MC Mixed 31
95% 33.1 GB/s
SC Read 20.8
SC Write 36.7
SC Mixed 26.3
80% 27.9 GB/s
Latency 56.1
71% 56.1 ns
Poor: 74%
This bench: 93.3%
Great: 108%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS VIII GENE Builds (Compare 774 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 71%
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Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII GENE - $210

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $1,070
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