Asus MAXIMUS VIII GENE

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 83%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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 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 83.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics101% 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.
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII GENE  (all builds)
Memory45.4 GB free of 64 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores, 1440 x 900 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime4.5 Days
Run DateSep 15 '20 at 04:08
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU 11%
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 PC Performing below expectations (36th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700K-$274
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
83.4% Excellent
Memory 85.5
1-Core 136
2-Core 246
90% 156 Pts
4-Core 438
8-Core 675
71% 557 Pts
64-Core 671
45% 671 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 83.4%
Great: 94%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 445.75
Performing below potential (33rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
101% Outstanding
Lighting 384
Reflection 361
Parallax 413
101% 386 fps
MRender 230
Gravity 380
Splatting 239
102% 283 fps
Poor: 77%
This bench: 101%
Great: 115%
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Asus(1043 8694) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 27.20.100.7990
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
6.69% Terrible
Lighting 24.5
Reflection 30.7
Parallax 27.7
6% 27.6 fps
MRender 23.8
Gravity 22.6
Splatting 38.3
7% 28.2 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.69%
Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$391
4GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1720
Write 534
Mixed 581
205% 945 MB/s
4K Read 45.5
4K Write 141
4K Mixed 56.1
215% 80.8 MB/s
DQ Read 1,209
DQ Write 236
DQ Mixed 382
368% 609 MB/s
Poor: 147% Great: 275%
WD Red 3TB (2012)-$85
32GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 81 77 74 75 83 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
52.9% Above average
Read 104
Write 97.7
Mixed 73.5
SusWrite 80.1
66% 88.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.8
161% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 52.9%
Great: 87%
WD Red 3TB (2012)-$85
30GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 80 88 87 88 87 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
52% Above average
Read 96.3
Write 87
Mixed 55.3
SusWrite 84.3
59% 80.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.9
182% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 52%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB-$649
4 of 4 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
70.3% Very good
MC Read 24.3
MC Write 27.6
MC Mixed 22.7
71% 24.9 GB/s
SC Read 15.1
SC Write 25.9
SC Mixed 22.8
61% 21.3 GB/s
Latency 71.6
56% 71.6 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 70.3%
Great: 178%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS VIII GENE Builds (Compare 731 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII GENE - $210

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $1,048
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