Asus MAXIMUS IV GENE-Z/GEN3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 81.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics98.6% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IV GENE-Z/GEN3  (all builds)
Memory27.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20111019
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 00:25
Run Duration176 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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 i7-2600K-$375
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
81.5% Excellent
SC Int 111
SC Float 111
SC Mixed 111
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 367
QC Float 345
QC Mixed 410
85% 374 Pts
MC Int 552
MC Float 562
MC Mixed 570
84% 561 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 81.5%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$360
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
98.6% Outstanding
Lighting 302
Reflection 294
Parallax 310
94% 302 fps
MRender 205
Gravity 283
Splatting 226
102% 238 fps
Poor: 87%
This bench: 98.6%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 500GB-$296
99GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 76% Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$66
576GB free
Firmware: JC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
59.9% Above average
Read 108
Write 100
Mixed 95.5
76% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 1.57
4K Mixed 0.39
101% 0.88 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 59.9%
Great: 69%
WD VelociRaptor 1TB-$268
393GB free
Firmware: 04.06A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 216
Write 182
Mixed 172
143% 190 MB/s
4K Read 1.11
4K Write 3.85
4K Mixed 0.44
166% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 114%
Great: 116%
WD My Book 1TB
254GB free, PID 1100
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
15.8% Very poor
Read 31.4
Write 25.5
Mixed 17.8
30% 24.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 1.78
4K Mixed 0.32
74% 0.91 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 15.8%
Great: 22%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Sniper DDR3 2400 C11 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
73% Very good
MC Read 25
MC Write 26.9
MC Mixed 23.5
72% 25.1 GB/s
SC Read 21.4
SC Write 20.5
SC Mixed 22.7
62% 21.5 GB/s
Latency 48.9
82% 48.9 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 73%
Great: 88%
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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/GEN3 Builds (Compare 486 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
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Desktop
Desktop 66%
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Workstation
Workstation 43%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IV GENE-Z/GEN3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $670
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