Asus Maximus IV GENE-Z

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 62.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics26.6% 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 Drive53.2% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
MotherboardAsus Maximus IV GENE-Z  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121109
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 11 '19 at 19:11
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-2600-$291
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
62.2% Good
1-Core 99.4
2-Core 194
69% 146 Pts
4-Core 361
8-Core 471
54% 416 Pts
64-Core 476
32% 476 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 62.2%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-$124
Gigabyte(1458 3765) 2GB
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
26.6% Poor
Lighting 103
Reflection 65.3
Parallax 101
27% 90 fps
MRender 79.5
Gravity 97.2
Splatting 72.6
26% 83.1 fps
Poor: 25%
This bench: 26.6%
Great: 29%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$60
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 505ABBF1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 125 117 121 123 120 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
53.2% Above average
Read 236
Write 148
Mixed 164
SusWrite 123
38% 168 MB/s
4K Read 22.6
4K Write 54
4K Mixed 27.4
98% 34.7 MB/s
DQ Read 130
DQ Write 141
DQ Mixed 95.5
83% 122 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 53.2%
Great: 74%
WD Blue 640GB (2008)-$29
596GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 103 105 106 106 105 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
59.8% Above average
Read 103
Write 105
Mixed 69.5
SusWrite 105
70% 95.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1
181% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 59.8%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown NT4GC64B8HG0NF-DI 04CD F3-12800CL9-4GBRL 830B NT4GC64B8HG0NF-DI 04CD F3-12800CL9-4GBRL 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
57.9% Above average
MC Read 20.5
MC Write 20.2
MC Mixed 18.1
56% 19.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 18.8
SC Mixed 19.9
53% 18.4 GB/s
Latency 60.3
66% 60.3 ns
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Maximus IV GENE-Z Builds (Compare 1,419 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asus Maximus IV GENE-Z - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 39% - Below average Total price: $1,071
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