Asus MAXIMUS VIII GENE

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 74.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics40% 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 Drive225% 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.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII GENE  (all builds)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime1.4 Days
Run DateJun 19 '17 at 01:23
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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 i5-6400-$180
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.7 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
74.2% Very good
SC Int 98.5
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 102
82% 102 Pts
QC Int 375
QC Float 402
QC Mixed 386
88% 387 Pts
MC Int 373
MC Float 404
MC Mixed 387
58% 388 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 74.2%
Great: 75%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$200
Asus(1043 854E) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
40% Average
Lighting 130
Reflection 112
Parallax 122
39% 122 fps
MRender 82.7
Gravity 118
Splatting 80.6
40% 93.6 fps
Poor: 37%
This bench: 40%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$128
157GB free
Firmware: 1B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
225% Outstanding
Read 2,041
Write 1,213
Mixed 1,203
328% 1,485 MB/s
4K Read 51.7
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 35.5
181% 65.1 MB/s
DQ Read 415
DQ Write 293
DQ Mixed 155
170% 288 MB/s
Poor: 149%
This bench: 225%
Great: 269%
Seagate Barracuda Green 2TB-$120
238GB free
Firmware: CC3C Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
63.8% Good
Read 108
Write 114
Mixed 105
82% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 0.93
4K Mixed 0.73
128% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 63.8%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2133 C15 2x8GB-$138
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
78.3% Very good
MC Read 28.4
MC Write 30
MC Mixed 25.4
80% 27.9 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 29.8
SC Mixed 23.5
66% 23.1 GB/s
Latency 69.2
58% 69.2 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 78.3%
Great: 78%
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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 1,355 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
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Workstation
Workstation 66%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII GENE - $206

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,154
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