Asus MAXIMUS VII GENE

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 73%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics17.9% 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 Drive87.2% 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.
Very high background CPU (50%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VII GENE  (all builds)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151028
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 12 '18 at 05:54
Run Duration85 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 50%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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 i7-4790K-$365
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
73% Very good
SC Int 112
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 122
92% 115 Pts
QC Int 312
QC Float 360
QC Mixed 314
74% 328 Pts
MC Int 494
MC Float 532
MC Mixed 636
83% 554 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 73%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GTX 555
Nvidia(10DE 0958) 1GB
CLim: 736 MHz, MLim: 957 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
17.9% Very poor
Lighting 80.8
Reflection 42.9
Parallax 38.8
20% 54.2 fps
MRender 38.9
Gravity 41.2
Splatting 33.4
16% 37.8 fps
Poor: 13%
This bench: 17.9%
Great: 18%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Micron_1100_EEFDDAK2T0TBN 2TB
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 39BC0323 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
87.2% Excellent
Read 458
Write 457
Mixed 466
103% 460 MB/s
4K Read 17.8
4K Write 76.2
4K Mixed 20.2
93% 38 MB/s
DQ Read 290
DQ Write 300
DQ Mixed 38.4
100% 210 MB/s
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 1866 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1867 MHz
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
67.3% Good
MC Read 23.4
MC Write 24.8
MC Mixed 21.5
66% 23.2 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 21
56% 19.7 GB/s
Latency 53.7
74% 53.7 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 67.3%
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 VII GENE Builds (Compare 895 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VII GENE - $239

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $871
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