Asus MAXIMUS IX APEX

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 117%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 99%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 93.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics147% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX APEX  (all builds)
Memory9.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime7 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 21:04
Run Duration182 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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 i7-7700K-$300
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
93.1% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 142
SC Mixed 136
109% 137 Pts
QC Int 423
QC Float 449
QC Mixed 442
99% 438 Pts
MC Int 662
MC Float 756
MC Mixed 731
107% 717 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 93.1%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$690
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2757 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
147% Outstanding
Lighting 481
Reflection 434
Parallax 515
152% 477 fps
MRender 223
Gravity 487
Splatting 249
142% 320 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 147%
Great: 176%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$108
41GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 420 195 163 160 154 150 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 508
Write 467
Mixed 464
SusWrite 207
92% 412 MB/s
4K Read 43.4
4K Write 120
4K Mixed 60.4
207% 74.8 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 360
271% 363 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 114%
Great: 128%
Samsung XP941 PCIe M.2 256GB
30GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UXM6501Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 851
Write 708
Mixed 459
149% 673 MB/s
4K Read 34.7
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 45.7
166% 61.7 MB/s
DQ Read 466
DQ Write 198
DQ Mixed 220
192% 294 MB/s
Poor: 95% Great: 147%
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$249
49GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 274 224 203 166 135 116 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 380
Mixed 348
SusWrite 186
80% 357 MB/s
4K Read 35.6
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 47
175% 66 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 325
DQ Mixed 356
266% 355 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 102%
Great: 127%
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$108
334GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 426 474 484 488 445 290 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 498
Write 478
Mixed 453
SusWrite 434
105% 466 MB/s
4K Read 42.4
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 58.2
198% 71 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 358
270% 362 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 124%
Great: 128%
Lexar USB Flash Drive 16GB
11GB free, PID a81d
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 6.3 12 13 13 7.8 13 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
7.52% Terrible
Read 25.2
Write 7.3
Mixed 0.2
SusWrite 10.6
12% 10.8 MB/s
4K Read 6.6
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
24% 2.2 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 7.52%
Great: 9%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Dominator DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$195
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
92.7% Outstanding
MC Read 35.5
MC Write 35.6
MC Mixed 26.9
93% 32.7 GB/s
SC Read 21.3
SC Write 33.8
SC Mixed 27.8
79% 27.6 GB/s
Latency 50.8
79% 50.8 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 92.7%
Great: 105%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical MAXIMUS IX APEX Builds (Compare 722 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 119%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 88%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX APEX

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 108% - Outstanding Total price: $1,090
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