Asus MAXIMUS VIII GENE

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 28%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (6th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 94 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a relatively low single core score, this CPU can handle email, light web browsing and basic audio/video playback, but it will struggle to handle CPU intensive tasks. Finally, with a gaming score of 22.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics85.9% 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 Drive74.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII GENE  (all builds)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1440 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161227
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 11 '17 at 21:32
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing way below expectations (6th 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-$309
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 1.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
22.9% Poor
SC Int 23
SC Float 24.4
SC Mixed 24.2
19% 23.9 Pts
QC Int 79.1
QC Float 81.4
QC Mixed 81.7
18% 80.7 Pts
MC Int 398
MC Float 539
MC Mixed 582
75% 506 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 22.9%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$560
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 376.53
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
85.9% Excellent
Lighting 144
Reflection 140
Parallax 341
67% 208 fps
MRender 198
Gravity 293
Splatting 204
100% 232 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 85.9%
Great: 114%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX100 250GB-$124
233GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
69.5% Good
Read 502
Write 358
Mixed 429
96% 430 MB/s
4K Read 15.7
4K Write 39.1
4K Mixed 22.6
73% 25.8 MB/s
DQ Read 135
DQ Write 69.4
DQ Mixed 61.5
56% 88.7 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 69.5%
Great: 102%
Samsung 850 EVO M.2 500GB
228GB free
Firmware: EMT21B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
74.9% Very good
Read 495
Write 401
Mixed 419
98% 438 MB/s
4K Read 24.8
4K Write 32.7
4K Mixed 23.5
85% 27 MB/s
DQ Read 119
DQ Write 80.2
DQ Mixed 44
48% 81 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 74.9%
Great: 119%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport LT DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$130
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
48.3% Average
MC Read 17.3
MC Write 16.4
MC Mixed 22.5
54% 18.7 GB/s
SC Read 6.2
SC Write 9.4
SC Mixed 8.3
23% 7.97 GB/s
Latency 127
32% 127 ns
Poor: 52%
This bench: 48.3%
Great: 88%
Take a copy of your results

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS VIII GENE Builds (Compare 1,355 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII GENE - $206

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,154
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $307Nvidia GTX 1070 $400Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $99
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $291AMD RX 480 $265Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $130
Intel Core i5-7600K $217Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $275Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $155
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $718SanDisk Extreme 64GB $45
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $83Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $140SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $55HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $140SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $13
Today's hottest deals
User Guide  •  About  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback