Asus MAXIMUS IX APEX

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 142%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 143%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 106%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 103%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics177% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive249% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX APEX  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 20 '17 at 04:53
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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-$313
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
103% Outstanding
SC Int 138
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 141
113% 141 Pts
QC Int 488
QC Float 536
QC Mixed 516
116% 514 Pts
MC Int 708
MC Float 792
MC Mixed 750
112% 750 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 103%
Great: 112%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$750
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 378.78
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
177% Outstanding
Lighting 582
Reflection 538
Parallax 641
187% 587 fps
MRender 277
Gravity 563
Splatting 303
169% 381 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 177%
Great: 179%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$128
144GB free
Firmware: 2B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
249% Outstanding
Read 1,915
Write 1,170
Mixed 1,200
316% 1,428 MB/s
4K Read 50.6
4K Write 134
4K Mixed 46
206% 76.7 MB/s
DQ Read 1,137
DQ Write 638
DQ Mixed 276
369% 684 MB/s
Poor: 168%
This bench: 249%
Great: 268%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$60
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 192
Write 177
Mixed 166
134% 178 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 1.54
4K Mixed 0.21
83% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 106%
Great: 109%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$63
973GB free
Firmware: HP51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
89.4% Excellent
Read 167
Write 145
Mixed 147
115% 153 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.35
4K Mixed 0.22
74% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 89.4%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMR16GX4M2C3000C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
94.8% Outstanding
MC Read 36.7
MC Write 36.2
MC Mixed 26.8
95% 33.2 GB/s
SC Read 22.1
SC Write 37.4
SC Mixed 29.3
85% 29.6 GB/s
Latency 51.4
78% 51.4 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 94.8%
Great: 101%
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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 360 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 130%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 94%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX APEX

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 115% - Outstanding Total price: $1,299
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