Asus MAXIMUS IV GENE-Z/GEN3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 58.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics79.8% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive82.1% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IV GENE-Z/GEN3  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120302
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 14 '16 at 21:58
Run Duration163 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (60th 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 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
58.3% Above average
1-Core 96
2-Core 179
65% 138 Pts
4-Core 327
8-Core 478
52% 403 Pts
64-Core 480
32% 480 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 58.3%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$405
Driver: nvd3dumx Ver. 21.21.13.7270
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
79.8% Very good
Lighting 317
Reflection 296
Parallax 307
81% 307 fps
MRender 200
Gravity 295
Splatting 232
78% 242 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial M500 480GB-$300
61GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
82.1% Excellent
Read 484
Write 417
Mixed 445
100% 449 MB/s
4K Read 16.4
4K Write 31.7
4K Mixed 24.6
73% 24.3 MB/s
DQ Read 324
DQ Write 309
DQ Mixed 50.4
111% 228 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 82.1%
Great: 100%
Hitachi HDS5C302 2TB
353GB free
Firmware: ML6OA580 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
70.2% Very good
Read 120
Write 124
Mixed 115
90% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 1.32
4K Mixed 0.29
78% 0.71 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 70.2%
Great: 74%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$49
74GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
46.7% Average
Read 87.4
Write 75.3
Mixed 69.2
58% 77.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 1.55
4K Mixed 0.33
83% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 46.7%
Great: 75%
Lexar JumpDrive P20 USB 3.0 64GB-$40
60GB free, PID a212
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
91.3% Outstanding
Read 289
Write 209
Mixed 125
242% 208 MB/s
4K Read 3.18
4K Write 1.01
4K Mixed 0.78
73% 1.66 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 91.3%
Great: 92%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
55.3% Above average
MC Read 19.2
MC Write 19.9
MC Mixed 17.2
54% 18.8 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 18.1
SC Mixed 19.1
50% 17.5 GB/s
Latency 64.8
62% 64.8 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 55.3%
Great: 90%
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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/GEN3 Builds (Compare 837 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/GEN3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 40% - Below average Total price: $921
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