Asus MAXIMUS VIII GENE

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 89.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive99.3% 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 VIII GENE  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime1.7 Days
Run DateFeb 15 '21 at 12:14
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-6600K-$197
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
89.8% Excellent
Memory 94.4
1-Core 128
2-Core 255
92% 159 Pts
4-Core 492
8-Core 496
67% 494 Pts
64-Core 491
33% 491 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 89.8%
Great: 92%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force MP300 NVMe PCIe M.2 120GB-$30
32GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E8FM11.7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 343 187 141 141 139 140 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
99.3% Outstanding
Read 757
Write 451
Mixed 548
SusWrite 182
108% 484 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 39.4
157% 61.2 MB/s
DQ Read 314
DQ Write 138
DQ Mixed 157
135% 203 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 99.3%
Great: 121%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$24
306GB free
Firmware: 19.01H19
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 115 114 116 116 114 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
64.3% Good
Read 110
Write 108
Mixed 71
SusWrite 114
74% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 1
172% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 64.3%
Great: 70%
Kingston DataTraveler 100 G3 USB 3.0 16GB-$4
8GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4.8 4.8 4.8 4.8 4.8 4.8 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
12.4% Very poor
Read 64.5
Write 0.2
Mixed 0.2
SusWrite 4.8
13% 17.4 MB/s
4K Read 8.4
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
31% 2.8 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 12.4%
Great: 23%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
GEIL CL16-18-18 D4-3000 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 37.2
MC Write 40.8
MC Mixed 33.8
106% 37.3 GB/s
SC Read 21.9
SC Write 43.4
SC Mixed 30.3
91% 31.9 GB/s
Latency 58.8
68% 58.8 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 104%
Great: 105%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS VIII GENE Builds (Compare 1,475 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 77%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII GENE - $210

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $1,155
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HDDRAMUSB
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