Asus MAXIMUS VIII GENE

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics57.8% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive46.8% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII GENE  (all builds)
Memory4.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150821
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 20:03
Run Duration182 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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 i5-6600-$232
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
82.4% Excellent
SC Int 110
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 113
90% 113 Pts
QC Int 419
QC Float 444
QC Mixed 429
98% 430 Pts
MC Int 413
MC Float 447
MC Mixed 434
64% 431 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 82.4%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$207
Nvidia(10DE 1116) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.59
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
57.8% Above average
Lighting 175
Reflection 160
Parallax 178
54% 171 fps
MRender 142
Gravity 165
Splatting 111
60% 139 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 57.8%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SU650 120GB-$29
68GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Q0831C0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
46.8% Average
Read 470
Write 310
Mixed 323
81% 368 MB/s
4K Read 14.2
4K Write 7.25
4K Mixed 3.23
29% 8.21 MB/s
DQ Read 16.4
DQ Write 18.9
DQ Mixed 2.79
6% 12.7 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 46.8%
Great: 83%
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB-$37
12GB free
Firmware: U21010RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
84.6% Excellent
Read 495
Write 428
Mixed 458
103% 460 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 6.02
114% 48.8 MB/s
DQ Read 36.6
DQ Write 304
DQ Mixed 5.91
53% 115 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 84.6%
Great: 78%
Samsung Spinpoint F1 1TB-$130
908GB free
Firmware: 1AA01118 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
44.8% Average
Read 95.7
Write 60.2
Mixed 79.7
59% 78.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.83
4K Write 1.74
4K Mixed 0.51
123% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 44.8%
Great: 62%
Seagate Momentus Thin 5400.9 2.5" 500GB-$39
350GB free
Firmware: 0001SDM1 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
59.3% Above average
Read 105
Write 102
Mixed 96.1
76% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 0.71
4K Mixed 0.14
52% 0.47 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 59.3%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 2x4GB-$80
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
70.6% Very good
MC Read 26.5
MC Write 26.8
MC Mixed 21.5
71% 24.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 26.1
SC Mixed 22.3
62% 21.7 GB/s
Latency 72.9
55% 72.9 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 70.6%
Great: 91%
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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 1,403 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 - $166

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $1,056
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