Asus Maximus IV GENE-Z

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (92nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 8 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 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 89.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics103% 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 Drive118% 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 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.
MotherboardAsus Maximus IV GENE-Z  (all builds)
Memory14.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20121109
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 24 '19 at 13:10
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing way above expectations (92nd 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-$450
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
89.2% Excellent
SC Int 119
SC Float 119
SC Mixed 119
95% 119 Pts
QC Int 473
QC Float 443
QC Mixed 454
104% 457 Pts
MC Int 589
MC Float 604
MC Mixed 613
90% 602 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 89.2%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$335
Sapphire(174B 1071) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Lighting 316
Reflection 302
Parallax 346
101% 321 fps
MRender 207
Gravity 294
Splatting 232
105% 244 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 103%
Great: 108%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$104
79GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 393 289 284 285 282 288 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 490
Write 478
Mixed 397
SusWrite 303
94% 417 MB/s
4K Read 45.3
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 60.8
204% 71.3 MB/s
DQ Read 388
DQ Write 354
DQ Mixed 368
277% 370 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 118%
Great: 124%
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$78
419GB free
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 480 489 486 485 429 345 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
131% Outstanding
Read 498
Write 479
Mixed 424
SusWrite 452
104% 463 MB/s
4K Read 47.9
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 63.6
214% 74.6 MB/s
DQ Read 389
DQ Write 354
DQ Mixed 368
277% 371 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 131%
Great: 128%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT41GU6AFR8C-PB 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
77.4% Very good
MC Read 27.4
MC Write 28.1
MC Mixed 24.8
76% 26.8 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 22.6
SC Mixed 23.5
64% 22.5 GB/s
Latency 47.5
84% 47.5 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 77.4%
Great: 62%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Maximus IV GENE-Z Builds (Compare 1,273 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus Maximus IV GENE-Z - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $1,078
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AMD Ryzen 7 2700X $275Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $97
HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $40Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $75SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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