Asus MAXIMUS IX EXTREME

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 150%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 156%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 117%
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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 100%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics195% 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 Drive284% 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.
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX EXTREME  (all builds)
Memory60.3 GB free of 64 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateSep 09 '17 at 02:33
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU 12%

 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-$280
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
100% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 146
SC Mixed 143
114% 143 Pts
QC Int 477
QC Float 482
QC Mixed 485
109% 481 Pts
MC Int 717
MC Float 807
MC Mixed 770
114% 765 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 100%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$729
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
195% Outstanding
Lighting 828
Reflection 516
Parallax 646
236% 663 fps
MRender 273
Gravity 553
Splatting 297
166% 374 fps
Poor: 63%
This bench: 195%
Great: 180%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 1TB-$385
953GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
123% Outstanding
Read 526
Write 503
Mixed 515
115% 515 MB/s
4K Read 37.5
4K Write 127
4K Mixed 44.6
181% 69.6 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 167
179% 297 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 123%
Great: 123%
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$290
477GB free
Firmware: 1B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
325% Outstanding
Read 2,785
Write 1,983
Mixed 2,020
502% 2,263 MB/s
4K Read 52.5
4K Write 175
4K Mixed 40.2
224% 89.1 MB/s
DQ Read 613
DQ Write 593
DQ Mixed 305
311% 504 MB/s
Poor: 205%
This bench: 325%
Great: 321%
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$290
413GB free
Firmware: 1B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
284% Outstanding
Read 2,242
Write 1,847
Mixed 1,881
443% 1,990 MB/s
4K Read 51
4K Write 159
4K Mixed 52.5
228% 87.4 MB/s
DQ Read 53.6
DQ Write 522
DQ Mixed 38.6
104% 205 MB/s
Poor: 205%
This bench: 284%
Great: 321%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB-$1,050
4 of 4 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing below potential (32nd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
103% Outstanding
MC Read 36
MC Write 40
MC Mixed 31.7
103% 35.9 GB/s
SC Read 23.8
SC Write 44.2
SC Mixed 32.6
96% 33.5 GB/s
Latency 50.2
80% 50.2 ns
Poor: 73%
This bench: 103%
Great: 156%
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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 EXTREME Builds (Compare 82 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 131%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 138%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 100%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX EXTREME

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 122% - Outstanding Total price: $1,299
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