Asus Maximus IV GENE-Z

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 69.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics64.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive64% 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 (40%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus Maximus IV GENE-Z  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20110525
Uptime2.8 Days
Run DateApr 19 '17 at 09:45
Run Duration120 Seconds
Run User IRL-User
Background CPU 40%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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-$279
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
69.6% Good
SC Int 99.5
SC Float 98.8
SC Mixed 100
80% 99.5 Pts
QC Int 290
QC Float 335
QC Mixed 338
73% 321 Pts
MC Int 489
MC Float 505
MC Mixed 507
75% 500 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 69.6%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$210
Nvidia(10DE 1C02) 3GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 2302 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 381.65
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
64.9% Good
Lighting 210
Reflection 164
Parallax 177
61% 184 fps
MRender 145
Gravity 182
Splatting 148
68% 158 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 64.9%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$140
250GB free
Firmware: X41200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
64% Good
Read 479
Write 240
Mixed 264
72% 327 MB/s
4K Read 20.3
4K Write 31.5
4K Mixed 16.2
68% 22.7 MB/s
DQ Read 269
DQ Write 163
DQ Mixed 43.3
79% 158 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 64%
Great: 85%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$73
1.5TB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
67.8% Good
Read 125
Write 112
Mixed 107
86% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 1.28
4K Mixed 0.24
81% 0.75 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 67.8%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 8JTF51264AZ-1G6E1 Hynix HMT451U6AFR8C-PB 8JTF51264AZ-1G6E1 Hynix HMT451U6AFR8C-PB 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
55.2% Above average
MC Read 19
MC Write 19.6
MC Mixed 17
53% 18.5 GB/s
SC Read 15.9
SC Write 18.3
SC Mixed 19
51% 17.7 GB/s
Latency 60.5
66% 60.5 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 55.2%
Great: 58%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical Maximus IV GENE-Z Builds (Compare 596 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus Maximus IV GENE-Z - $170

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $983
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