Asus Maximus III GENE

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (20th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 80 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 43.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics47.8% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 Drive36.8% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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 (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Maximus III GENE  (all builds)
Memory4.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20101215
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateAug 13 '19 at 15:38
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User ZAF-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing below expectations (20th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7 860-$280
LGA1156, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
43.7% Average
1-Core 78.1
2-Core 146
53% 112 Pts
4-Core 246
8-Core 337
38% 292 Pts
64-Core 344
23% 344 Pts
Poor: 28%
This bench: 43.7%
Great: 50%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$250
Nvidia(10DE 11D7) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 431.60
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
47.8% Average
Lighting 186
Reflection 155
Parallax 190
48% 177 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 170
Splatting 133
47% 150 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 47.8%
Great: 61%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SU650 960GB
788GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V8X21c64
SusWrite @10s intervals: 112 133 163 158 160 159 MB/s
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
36.8% Below average
Read 130
Write 162
Mixed 141
SusWrite 147
33% 145 MB/s
4K Read 16.3
4K Write 30.3
4K Mixed 20.6
67% 22.4 MB/s
DQ Read 20.9
DQ Write 47.6
DQ Mixed 27.7
23% 32.1 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 36.8%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 16GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
24.4% Poor
MC Read 7.9
MC Write 7
MC Mixed 6
20% 6.97 GB/s
SC Read 8.3
SC Write 9
SC Mixed 7.8
24% 8.37 GB/s
Latency 63.5
63% 63.5 ns
Poor: 26%
This bench: 24.4%
Great: 56%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Maximus III GENE Builds (Compare 369 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus Maximus III GENE

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 33% - Below average Total price: $668
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