Asus MAXIMUS VII GENE

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 75.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics25.2% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 4 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VII GENE  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20151028
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateNov 12 '17 at 17:51
Run Duration81 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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 i7-4790-$308
SOCKET 1150, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
75.9% Very good
SC Int 108
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 110
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 360
QC Float 364
QC Mixed 364
82% 362 Pts
MC Int 552
MC Float 588
MC Mixed 575
86% 572 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 75.9%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750 Ti-$110
Asus(1043 84BE) 2GB
CLim: 1456 MHz, MLim: 1439 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
25.2% Poor
Lighting 75.1
Reflection 50.5
Parallax 80.7
24% 68.8 fps
MRender 59.5
Gravity 76.5
Splatting 44.1
26% 60 fps
Poor: 19%
This bench: 25.2%
Great: 25%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$60
127GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
72.8% Very good
Read 145
Write 108
Mixed 103
89% 119 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 1.87
4K Mixed 0.19
82% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 72.8%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (34th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled
51% Above average
MC Read 17.9
MC Write 18.5
MC Mixed 15.9
50% 17.4 GB/s
SC Read 13
SC Write 17.6
SC Mixed 16.4
45% 15.7 GB/s
Latency 70.3
57% 70.3 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 51%
Great: 64%
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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 898 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VII GENE - $239

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $862
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