Asus ROG MAXIMUS X APEX

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 146%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 120%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 107%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics65.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive294% 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.
MotherboardAsus ROG MAXIMUS X APEX  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors, 3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171101
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 03:18
Run Duration103 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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 i7-8700K-$330
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
107% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 135
SC Mixed 133
107% 134 Pts
QC Int 508
QC Float 531
QC Mixed 522
118% 520 Pts
MC Int 1,000
MC Float 1,141
MC Mixed 1,083
161% 1,075 Pts
Poor: 94%
This bench: 107%
Great: 126%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
EVGA(3842 2977) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1506 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
65.2% Good
Lighting 197
Reflection 191
Parallax 204
62% 197 fps
MRender 154
Gravity 187
Splatting 130
68% 157 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 65.2%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$325
375GB free
Firmware: 4B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
294% Outstanding
Read 2,226
Write 1,771
Mixed 1,655
419% 1,884 MB/s
4K Read 47
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 59.1
214% 77.3 MB/s
DQ Read 865
DQ Write 529
DQ Mixed 304
332% 566 MB/s
Poor: 190%
This bench: 294%
Great: 313%
WD Black 6TB (2016)-$239
3TB free
Firmware: 81.H0A81 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
96% Outstanding
Read 159
Write 175
Mixed 138
118% 157 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 3.02
4K Mixed 0.59
147% 1.41 MB/s
Poor: 88%
This bench: 96%
Great: 122%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C14 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (11th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
70.9% Very good
MC Read 27.9
MC Write 26.4
MC Mixed 20.1
71% 24.8 GB/s
SC Read 16.4
SC Write 25.2
SC Mixed 22.8
61% 21.5 GB/s
Latency 62.6
64% 62.6 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 70.9%
Great: 113%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical ROG MAXIMUS X APEX Builds (Compare 215 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 131%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 139%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 125%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X APEX

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 113% - Outstanding Total price: $1,454
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