Asus MAXIMUS IX EXTREME

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 110%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics74.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
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 EXTREME  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 08:09
Run Duration280 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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 way above expectations (98th percentile)
110% Outstanding
SC Int 150
SC Float 158
SC Mixed 154
123% 154 Pts
QC Int 540
QC Float 566
QC Mixed 555
125% 554 Pts
MC Int 682
MC Float 761
MC Mixed 723
108% 722 Pts
Poor: 86%
This bench: 110%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2209 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
74.9% Very good
Lighting 229
Reflection 204
Parallax 222
70% 218 fps
MRender 168
Gravity 217
Splatting 164
79% 183 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 74.9%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 1TB (2009)-$64
557GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
38.8% Below average
Read 70.1
Write 64.8
Mixed 73.1
52% 69.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 1.43
4K Mixed 0.35
89% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 38.8%
Great: 57%
USB DISK 2.0 1GB
1GB free, PID 4200
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
5.63% Terrible
Read 26
Write 4.5
Mixed 5.98
11% 12.2 MB/s
4K Read 3.66
4K Write 0.005
4K Mixed 0.008
14% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 5.63%
Great: 6%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$180
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2197 MHz
Performing below potential (25th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
73.8% Very good
MC Read 28
MC Write 28.1
MC Mixed 20.8
73% 25.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.8
SC Write 28.2
SC Mixed 23.2
66% 23.1 GB/s
Latency 59.8
67% 59.8 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 73.8%
Great: 108%
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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 161 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 125%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 120%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 91%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX EXTREME

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $1,161
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