ASUS Maximus IV Gene-Z Review

PC Mark

ASUS Maximus IV Gene-Z Review

PC Mark Vantage

Despite the good synthetic performance in Futuremark's PC Mark Vantage the Gene-Z is left lagging a bit behind the rest. The Memory score is particularly average and the fairly good Productivity score can't save it from losing out to MSI Marshal as well as both its P67 stablemates.


PC Mark 7

PC Mark 7 is still fairly new to us and so our test sample is both smaller and different (but not yellow) to our PC Mark Vantage results. Indeed when compared to its contemporaries the Maximus IV Gene-Z turns the Vantage results on its head by giving an outstanding score.

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29-06-2011, 14:17:12

Today we take a look at the ASUS Maximus IV Gene-Z. Does it live up to the Maximus name?

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29-06-2011, 14:26:46


29-06-2011, 14:31:41

nice review!

29-06-2011, 14:34:46

Not a bad board I hope it does come in at 130 though it doesn't seem worth 160 or more

Good review as usual Bryan.

29-06-2011, 14:36:24

damn messed that up as well meant to remove the link and it typed into my reply yeah I figured out I had the wrong post lmao

29-06-2011, 14:39:10

Originally Posted by S_I_N View Post

Newegg has them for 559$ so I'm not thinking 130L range
Wrong board matey, this is the Matax z68 board it's not the one from the Shadow H2O build.

29-06-2011, 18:33:56

yup....startin to wish i went intel

30-06-2011, 18:23:43


30-06-2011, 20:53:39

Wish it was a bit cheaper but I will still probably get it.

16-07-2011, 08:00:53

nice review. Wondering which is better as compared to P8Z68-V pro, of which is a few quids more expensive.

17-08-2011, 11:14:17

so have you guys contemplated changing this to gold or a value award??? i can get this in the states for $150 right now.....thats less than 100 ??quid?? aint'it???

17-08-2011, 19:40:19

nice review,sometimes they did dip to 135, i got my gene 3 x58 for that much

18-08-2011, 16:26:58

Nice board!

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