Asus Maximus IV GENE-Z

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (23rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 77 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 60.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics62% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive79.7% 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.
Very high background CPU (100%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
9 days ago, 9 days ago.
MotherboardAsus Maximus IV GENE-Z  (all builds)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20110627
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateFeb 06 '19 at 18:29
Run Duration152 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 100%

 PC Performing below expectations (23rd 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 i7-2600K-$452
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
60.8% Good
SC Int 74
SC Float 72.3
SC Mixed 75
59% 73.8 Pts
QC Int 291
QC Float 304
QC Mixed 301
68% 299 Pts
MC Int 581
MC Float 606
MC Mixed 593
89% 593 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 60.8%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$230
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.31
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
62% Good
Lighting 159
Reflection 180
Parallax 193
53% 177 fps
MRender 142
Gravity 191
Splatting 148
69% 160 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 62%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 1TB-$449
618GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 254 277 298 313 379 391 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
79.7% Very good
Read 356
Write 331
Mixed 301
SusWrite 319
74% 327 MB/s
4K Read 23.4
4K Write 44.4
4K Mixed 28.7
96% 32.2 MB/s
DQ Read 390
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 363
272% 364 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 79.7%
Great: 126%
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$239
79GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 259 282 302 314 381 392 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
83.6% Excellent
Read 368
Write 354
Mixed 295
SusWrite 322
75% 335 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 46.7
4K Mixed 32.4
106% 35.1 MB/s
DQ Read 387
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 330
257% 354 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 83.6%
Great: 124%
WD My Passport 259F 3TB
941GB free, PID 259f
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 104 103 103 105 103 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
41.6% Average
Read 93
Write 91.4
Mixed 56.7
SusWrite 104
117% 86.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
88% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 41.6%
Great: 49%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
45.7% Average
MC Read 19.9
MC Write 19.7
MC Mixed 18
55% 19.2 GB/s
SC Read 3.1
SC Write 3.5
SC Mixed 4.1
10% 3.57 GB/s
Latency 375
11% 375 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 45.7%
Great: 83%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical Maximus IV GENE-Z Builds (Compare 1,052 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus Maximus IV GENE-Z - $170

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $1,074
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $360Nvidia GTX 1070 $336Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $78
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $149Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $230Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $90
Intel Core i5-8600K $259Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $43Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $115SanDisk Extreme 64GB $43
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $750SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $41Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $126SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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