Asus MAXIMUS VIII GENE

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 95.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics76.3% 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 Drive91.8% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII GENE  (all builds)
Memory14.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161129
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMar 03 '17 at 04:21
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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-$314
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
95.1% Outstanding
SC Int 126
SC Float 133
SC Mixed 129
104% 129 Pts
QC Int 476
QC Float 510
QC Mixed 477
110% 488 Pts
MC Int 627
MC Float 711
MC Mixed 678
100% 672 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 95.1%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$260
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 378.66
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
76.3% Very good
Lighting 244
Reflection 211
Parallax 220
73% 225 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 227
Splatting 173
79% 184 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 76.3%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$95
210GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
91.8% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 395
Mixed 414
98% 442 MB/s
4K Read 45.5
4K Write 93.1
4K Mixed 25.2
151% 54.6 MB/s
DQ Read 46.7
DQ Write 94.9
DQ Mixed 25.6
32% 55.7 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 91.8%
Great: 118%
Toshiba P300 3TB-$80
903GB free
Firmware: MX6OACF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
62.1% Good
Read 100
Write 116
Mixed 132
88% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.91
4K Write 1.66
4K Mixed 0.21
92% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 62.1%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$169
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 2133 MHz clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 38
MC Write 39.2
MC Mixed 32.6
105% 36.6 GB/s
SC Read 22.6
SC Write 42.5
SC Mixed 32
92% 32.4 GB/s
Latency 52.1
77% 52.1 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 104%
Great: 104%
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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 1,054 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII GENE - $187

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,149
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HDDRAMUSB
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