Asus MAXIMUS VII GENE

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 78.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics72.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive80.8% 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.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VII GENE  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151028
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateFeb 11 '17 at 22:03
Run Duration204 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (60th 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 i7-4770-$305
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
78.8% Very good
SC Int 116
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 113
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 429
QC Float 423
QC Mixed 383
93% 412 Pts
MC Int 576
MC Float 609
MC Mixed 577
88% 587 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 78.8%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 378.49
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
72.3% Very good
Lighting 218
Reflection 178
Parallax 184
64% 194 fps
MRender 167
Gravity 225
Splatting 152
78% 181 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 72.3%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Apple SM256E 251GB
41GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM07A1Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
80.8% Excellent
Read 476
Write 393
Mixed 362
91% 410 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 61.4
4K Mixed 22.7
98% 36.1 MB/s
DQ Read 268
DQ Write 104
DQ Mixed 70
82% 147 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 80.8%
Great: 81%
Toshiba X300 4TB-$98
1.5TB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 59% Great: 106%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$80
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
94% Outstanding
Read 173
Write 155
Mixed 151
120% 160 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 1.57
4K Mixed 0.18
82% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 94%
Great: 115%
Seagate Expansion Desk 5TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 9401
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
67.1% Good
Read 115
Write 117
Mixed 78.5
77% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 7.97
4K Mixed 0.33
209% 2.96 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 67.1%
Great: 90%
Samsung M3 Portable 1TB
665GB free, PID 61b6
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
42.4% Average
Read 99.2
Write 100
Mixed 70.6
113% 89.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 1.97
4K Mixed 0.38
82% 0.96 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 42.4%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (34th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
49.6% Average
MC Read 17.6
MC Write 17.8
MC Mixed 14.2
47% 16.5 GB/s
SC Read 15
SC Write 19.1
SC Mixed 17.1
49% 17.1 GB/s
Latency 71.3
56% 71.3 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 49.6%
Great: 86%
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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 VII GENE Builds (Compare 1,287 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VII GENE - $239

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,107
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