Asus MAXIMUS VIII GENE

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 109%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 80%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 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 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 95.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics104% 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 Drive183% 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.
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 (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
6 months ago, 6 months ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII GENE  (all builds)
Memory29.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150831
Uptime21.1 Days
Run DateDec 04 '16 at 02:20
Run Duration161 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th 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-$290
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
95.4% Outstanding
SC Int 123
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 132
104% 129 Pts
QC Int 442
QC Float 482
QC Mixed 473
106% 466 Pts
MC Int 640
MC Float 731
MC Mixed 696
103% 689 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 95.4%
Great: 106%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$560
Asus(1043 854F) ≥ 4GB
MaxC: 1506 MHz, MaxM: 1800 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 375.57
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Lighting 335
Reflection 309
Parallax 332
100% 325 fps
MRender 203
Gravity 309
Splatting 223
107% 245 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 104%
Great: 120%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 730 Series 480GB-$320
447GB free
Firmware: L2010420 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
72.5% Very good
Read 500
Write 463
Mixed 473
107% 479 MB/s
4K Read 19.8
4K Write 39.8
4K Mixed 15.7
71% 25.1 MB/s
DQ Read 24.5
DQ Write 106
DQ Mixed 15.3
26% 48.6 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 72.5%
Great: 113%
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$350
372GB free
Firmware: 1B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
183% Outstanding
Read 1,741
Write 1,321
Mixed 1,400
331% 1,488 MB/s
4K Read 22.2
4K Write 41.2
4K Mixed 18.3
79% 27.2 MB/s
DQ Read 29.2
DQ Write 394
DQ Mixed 18.2
72% 147 MB/s
Poor: 143%
This bench: 183%
Great: 277%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$117
3.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 63% Great: 109%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$117
3.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 63% Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 37.6
MC Write 38.5
MC Mixed 32.2
103% 36.1 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 41.3
SC Mixed 32
90% 31.6 GB/s
Latency 53.7
74% 53.7 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 102%
Great: 100%
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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 1,218 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII GENE - $189

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $1,342
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