Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 30%
Desktop 62%
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 60.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics24.4% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive114% 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)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160624
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 11 '17 at 21:02
Run Duration117 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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-$306
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 0.8 GHz, turbo 0.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
60.2% Good
SC Int 87.5
SC Float 91.7
SC Mixed 88.5
71% 89.2 Pts
QC Int 289
QC Float 307
QC Mixed 287
67% 294 Pts
MC Int 427
MC Float 486
MC Mixed 461
68% 458 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 60.2%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750 Ti-$110
CLim: 1450 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
24.4% Poor
Lighting 74.3
Reflection 49.5
Parallax 72.4
23% 65.4 fps
MRender 56.2
Gravity 75.8
Splatting 44.1
26% 58.7 fps
Poor: 19%
This bench: 24.4%
Great: 25%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$330
703GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 410
Mixed 417
100% 448 MB/s
4K Read 46.3
4K Write 84.3
4K Mixed 51
180% 60.5 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 280
DQ Mixed 131
153% 265 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 116%
Great: 116%
Samsung 850 Pro 128GB-$150
74GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 528
Write 459
Mixed 479
109% 489 MB/s
4K Read 37.4
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 39.9
162% 59.6 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 138
163% 283 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 114%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$204
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2880 MHz
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
93.7% Outstanding
MC Read 34.8
MC Write 37.4
MC Mixed 29.7
97% 34 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 33.1
SC Mixed 25.5
72% 25.4 GB/s
Latency 58.6
68% 58.6 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 93.7%
Great: 103%
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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 1,450 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII GENE - $184

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,212
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