Asus MAXIMUS IX APEX

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 129%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 136%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 103%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 108%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics150% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive87.1% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait 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.
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX APEX  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 16 '18 at 22:39
Run Duration216 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
108% Outstanding
SC Int 148
SC Float 153
SC Mixed 150
120% 150 Pts
QC Int 510
QC Float 546
QC Mixed 535
120% 531 Pts
MC Int 740
MC Float 836
MC Mixed 800
118% 792 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 108%
Great: 109%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$650
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
150% Outstanding
Lighting 428
Reflection 446
Parallax 428
132% 434 fps
MRender 275
Gravity 532
Splatting 297
163% 368 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 150%
Great: 175%
Intel HD 630 (Desktop Kaby Lake)
Asus(1043 872F) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 23.20.16.4973
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
10.2% Very poor
Lighting 25.5
Reflection 31.7
Parallax 26.7
8% 28 fps
MRender 26.8
Gravity 22.9
Splatting 37.8
12% 29.2 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 10.2%
Great: 10%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 500GB-$296
324GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
98.4% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 351
Mixed 359
90% 407 MB/s
4K Read 44.9
4K Write 79.1
4K Mixed 29.5
148% 51.2 MB/s
DQ Read 354
DQ Write 225
DQ Mixed 101
126% 227 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 98.4%
Great: 125%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
181GB free
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
242% Outstanding
Read 2,064
Write 1,191
Mixed 1,210
328% 1,488 MB/s
4K Read 57
4K Write 133
4K Mixed 47.5
218% 79.1 MB/s
DQ Read 560
DQ Write 405
DQ Mixed 208
230% 391 MB/s
Poor: 139%
This bench: 242%
Great: 234%
PNY SSD2SC240GD4DH08B-T 240GB
153GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 507ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
87.1% Excellent
Read 506
Write 258
Mixed 320
80% 361 MB/s
4K Read 32.1
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 25.7
138% 54.9 MB/s
DQ Read 251
DQ Write 215
DQ Mixed 37
81% 168 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 87.1%
Great: 90%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
137GB free
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
248% Outstanding
Read 2,111
Write 1,250
Mixed 1,200
335% 1,520 MB/s
4K Read 57.8
4K Write 131
4K Mixed 47.1
217% 78.6 MB/s
DQ Read 569
DQ Write 423
DQ Mixed 218
238% 403 MB/s
Poor: 139%
This bench: 248%
Great: 234%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$120
36GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 517
Write 415
Mixed 423
100% 452 MB/s
4K Read 45.3
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 50.6
188% 66.2 MB/s
DQ Read 347
DQ Write 258
DQ Mixed 129
144% 245 MB/s
Poor: 84%
This bench: 117%
Great: 135%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3600 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
109% Outstanding
MC Read 41.8
MC Write 42.1
MC Mixed 30.9
109% 38.3 GB/s
SC Read 24.3
SC Write 43
SC Mixed 34.9
97% 34.1 GB/s
Latency 44
91% 44 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 109%
Great: 120%
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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 731 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 124%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 118%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 88%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX APEX

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 110% - Outstanding Total price: $1,050
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