Asus MAXIMUS VIII GENE

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 82.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics103% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive97.1% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII GENE  (all builds)
Memory20.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors, 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171226
Uptime1 Days
Run DateMar 06 '18 at 20:00
Run Duration345 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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-$276
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
82.1% Excellent
SC Int 122
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 122
98% 123 Pts
QC Int 386
QC Float 418
QC Mixed 403
91% 402 Pts
MC Int 529
MC Float 637
MC Mixed 502
83% 556 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 82.1%
Great: 102%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$340
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Lighting 352
Reflection 307
Parallax 324
106% 328 fps
MRender 203
Gravity 284
Splatting 226
102% 237 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 103%
Great: 110%
Intel HD 530 (Desktop Skylake)
Asus(1043 8694) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4463
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
9.15% Terrible
Lighting 24
Reflection 22.3
Parallax 25.5
8% 23.9 fps
MRender 18.3
Gravity 21.4
Splatting 37.8
10% 25.8 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 9.15%
Great: 9%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$300
19GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
97.1% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 408
Mixed 427
100% 450 MB/s
4K Read 38.7
4K Write 73.3
4K Mixed 32.1
138% 48 MB/s
DQ Read 264
DQ Write 178
DQ Mixed 97.4
106% 180 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 97.1%
Great: 134%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$79
18GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
53.7% Above average
Read 112
Write 74.8
Mixed 79.9
67% 89 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 1.99
4K Mixed 0.35
97% 0.94 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 53.7%
Great: 76%
SanDisk Cruzer Blade 8GB
6GB free, PID 5567
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
11.7% Very poor
Read 38.2
Write 4.08
Mixed 7.68
15% 16.6 MB/s
4K Read 4.11
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.73
88% 2.08 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 11.7%
Great: 13%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 4x8GB-$270
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
67% Good
MC Read 24.1
MC Write 25.8
MC Mixed 21.8
68% 23.9 GB/s
SC Read 13
SC Write 24.5
SC Mixed 19.7
54% 19.1 GB/s
Latency 73.6
54% 73.6 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 67%
Great: 123%
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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 1,499 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 - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $966
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Intel Core i5-8600K $237AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
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Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $130SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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