Asus MAXIMUS VIII GENE

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 91.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive75.3% 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 (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII GENE  (all builds)
Memory0.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160107
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateDec 01 '17 at 16:30
Run Duration243 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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-$359
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
91.2% Outstanding
SC Int 127
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 126
102% 128 Pts
QC Int 457
QC Float 478
QC Mixed 453
105% 463 Pts
MC Int 618
MC Float 702
MC Mixed 656
98% 659 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 91.2%
Great: 105%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 275GB-$83
224GB free
Firmware: M0CR060 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
75.3% Very good
Read 481
Write 331
Mixed 336
85% 383 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 75.3
4K Mixed 13.1
95% 37.8 MB/s
DQ Read 178
DQ Write 211
DQ Mixed 29.1
68% 139 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 75.3%
Great: 80%
Seagate Expansion Desk 4TB
2.5TB free
Firmware: 9401
4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
77.1% Very good
Read 142
Write 124
Mixed 88.2
88% 118 MB/s
4K Read 4.56
4K Write 5.69
4K Mixed 0.5
351% 3.58 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 77.1%
Great: 98%
PNY USB 2.0 FD 16GB
12GB free, PID 009f
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
3.98% Terrible
Read 17.2
Write 4.16
Mixed 6.59
10% 9.33 MB/s
4K Read 2.39
4K Write 0.002
4K Mixed 0
9% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 3.98%
Great: 7%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 4x4GB-$206
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (9th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
69% Good
MC Read 24.7
MC Write 26.6
MC Mixed 21.2
69% 24.2 GB/s
SC Read 16.3
SC Write 27.4
SC Mixed 19.4
60% 21 GB/s
Latency 66.2
60% 66.2 ns
Poor: 69%
This bench: 69%
Great: 112%
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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 1,594 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII GENE - $167

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,242
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