Asus Maximus IV GENE-Z

Performance Results

Gaming 25%
Desktop 51%
Workstation 30%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 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 41.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics25% 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 Drive75.5% 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).
Run History
22 months ago, 22 months ago.
MotherboardAsus Maximus IV GENE-Z  (all builds)
Memory9.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1440 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121109
Uptime1 Days
Run DateNov 01 '17 at 10:50
Run Duration164 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 40%

 PC Performing below expectations (31st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Xeon E31230
LGA1155, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
41.1% Average
1-Core 84.9
2-Core 159
58% 122 Pts
4-Core 231
8-Core 300
35% 265 Pts
64-Core 285
19% 285 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 41.1%
Great: 58%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$409
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.41
Relative performance (0th percentile)
25% Poor
Lighting 123
Reflection 144
Parallax 138
32% 135 fps
MRender 25.6
Gravity 60.1
Splatting 58.8
16% 48.2 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 25%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Vertex 4 128GB-$215
28GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.5 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
75.5% Very good
Read 422
Write 383
Mixed 388
89% 397 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 82.6
4K Mixed 19.3
106% 42.3 MB/s
DQ Read 26.4
DQ Write 151
DQ Mixed 19
35% 65.4 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 75.5%
Great: 104%
WD Green 1.5TB (2009)-$164
774GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
50.5% Above average
Read 94
Write 81.8
Mixed 74.1
62% 83.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.76
4K Mixed 0.14
65% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 50.5%
Great: 56%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
44.5% Average
MC Read 16.6
MC Write 16.7
MC Mixed 14.9
46% 16.1 GB/s
SC Read 8.2
SC Write 11.2
SC Mixed 12.5
30% 10.6 GB/s
Latency 91.7
44% 91.7 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 44.5%
Great: 87%
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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 1,433 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 47%
Desktop 63%
Workstation 39%
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Motherboard: Asus Maximus IV GENE-Z - $150

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 38% - Below average Total price: $764
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