Asus Maximus IV GENE-Z

Performance Results

Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop 57%
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 73%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics27.3% 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 Drive36.3% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 4 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
MotherboardAsus Maximus IV GENE-Z  (all builds)
Memory5.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20110627
Uptime5.5 Days
Run DateApr 16 '18 at 21:26
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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-$429
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
73% Very good
SC Int 99.7
SC Float 101
SC Mixed 101
80% 101 Pts
QC Int 350
QC Float 372
QC Mixed 363
82% 362 Pts
MC Int 503
MC Float 510
MC Mixed 520
77% 511 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 73%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 570-$350
Asus(1043 8387) 1.2GB
CLim: 742 MHz, MLim: 950 MHz, Ram: 1.2GB, Driver: 385.28
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
27.3% Poor
Lighting 76
Reflection 101
Parallax 91.6
25% 89.4 fps
MRender 82
Gravity 62.3
Splatting 61.5
29% 68.6 fps
Poor: 18%
This bench: 27.3%
Great: 30%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Mushkin Chronos 120GB-$70
9GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 332ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
36.3% Below average
Read 150
Write 77.9
Mixed 111
25% 113 MB/s
4K Read 21.1
4K Write 53.1
4K Mixed 11.5
75% 28.6 MB/s
DQ Read 77.3
DQ Write 93.4
DQ Mixed 27.5
37% 66.1 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 36.3%
Great: 79%
WD WD5002AALX-00J37A0 500GB
54GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
62.1% Good
Read 109
Write 107
Mixed 8.03
54% 74.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 1.89
4K Mixed 0.41
98% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 62.1%
Great: 72%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws DDR3 1333 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
52.9% Above average
MC Read 18.5
MC Write 18.1
MC Mixed 16.6
51% 17.7 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 18.3
SC Mixed 17.1
48% 16.8 GB/s
Latency 61
66% 61 ns
Poor: 25%
This bench: 52.9%
Great: 54%
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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 926 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 59%
Desktop 66%
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Workstation 43%
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Motherboard: Asus Maximus IV GENE-Z - $170

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $922
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