Asus MAXIMUS VIII GENE

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 132%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 92%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 98.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics96.6% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive242% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII GENE  (all builds)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171226
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 13:28
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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 i7-6700K-$299
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
98.6% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 145
SC Mixed 140
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 473
QC Float 507
QC Mixed 479
110% 486 Pts
MC Int 679
MC Float 806
MC Mixed 748
111% 744 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 98.6%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2102 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
96.6% Outstanding
Lighting 288
Reflection 262
Parallax 248
85% 266 fps
MRender 211
Gravity 294
Splatting 235
106% 246 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 96.6%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB
442GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXY7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
242% Outstanding
Read 2,528
Write 1,301
Mixed 1,449
387% 1,759 MB/s
4K Read 55
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 35.8
192% 70 MB/s
DQ Read 58.2
DQ Write 142
DQ Mixed 135
93% 112 MB/s
Poor: 143%
This bench: 242%
Great: 284%
Seagate ST1000LM048-2E7172 1TB
450GB free
Firmware: SDM1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
70.2% Very good
Read 125
Write 119
Mixed 81.6
81% 108 MB/s
4K Read 1.13
4K Write 5.33
4K Mixed 0.53
205% 2.33 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 70.2%
Great: 72%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
117% Outstanding
MC Read 42.7
MC Write 46.1
MC Mixed 36.9
120% 41.9 GB/s
SC Read 23.9
SC Write 48.9
SC Mixed 33.3
101% 35.4 GB/s
Latency 49.2
81% 49.2 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 117%
Great: 124%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS VIII GENE Builds (Compare 1,602 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII GENE - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $957
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $130SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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