Asus MAXIMUS IX APEX

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 150%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 166%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 128%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (95th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 5 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 114%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics183% 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 Drive349% 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)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 4.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170731
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 02:05
Run Duration79 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing way above expectations (95th 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 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
114% Outstanding
SC Int 153
SC Float 163
SC Mixed 159
127% 159 Pts
QC Int 530
QC Float 592
QC Mixed 561
127% 561 Pts
MC Int 792
MC Float 894
MC Mixed 856
127% 847 Pts
Poor: 87%
This bench: 114%
Great: 113%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$699
EVGA(3842 6696) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2790 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
183% Outstanding
Lighting 613
Reflection 574
Parallax 621
190% 603 fps
MRender 293
Gravity 593
Splatting 315
178% 400 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 183%
Great: 179%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$290
68GB free
Firmware: 2B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
349% Outstanding
Read 2,792
Write 1,673
Mixed 1,834
464% 2,100 MB/s
4K Read 55.9
4K Write 212
4K Mixed 71.1
288% 113 MB/s
DQ Read 1,219
DQ Write 923
DQ Mixed 341
453% 828 MB/s
Poor: 210%
This bench: 349%
Great: 329%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 4266 C19 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 4100 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
130% Outstanding
MC Read 50.8
MC Write 50.3
MC Mixed 36
131% 45.7 GB/s
SC Read 28
SC Write 52.8
SC Mixed 39.1
114% 40 GB/s
Latency 38.5
104% 38.5 ns
Poor: 74%
This bench: 130%
Great: 134%
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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 326 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 130%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 95%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX APEX

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 120% - Outstanding Total price: $1,219
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