Asus Maximus IV GENE-Z

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (22nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 78 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 53.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics46.3% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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
6 months ago, 6 months 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 (22nd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-2600K-$442
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
53.4% Above average
1-Core 75
2-Core 147
52% 111 Pts
4-Core 301
8-Core 617
56% 459 Pts
64-Core 593
40% 593 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 53.4%
Great: 77%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$270
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.31
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
46.3% Average
Lighting 159
Reflection 180
Parallax 193
42% 177 fps
MRender 142
Gravity 191
Splatting 148
51% 160 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 46.3%
Great: 61%
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 (8th 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: 79%
This bench: 79.7%
Great: 127%
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$249
79GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 259 282 302 314 381 392 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th 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: 125%
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 (70th 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: 41%
This bench: 45.7%
Great: 84%
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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 1,389 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
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Desktop
Desktop 63%
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Workstation
Workstation 39%
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Motherboard: Asus Maximus IV GENE-Z - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 39% - Below average Total price: $1,077
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HDDRAMUSB
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