Asus ROG MAXIMUS X APEX

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 117%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 104%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 120%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics128% 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.
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 ROG MAXIMUS X APEX  (all builds)
Memory10.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180409
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateAug 11 '18 at 01:21
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th 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-$370
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
120% Outstanding
SC Int 150
SC Float 158
SC Mixed 150
122% 153 Pts
QC Int 576
QC Float 603
QC Mixed 584
133% 588 Pts
MC Int 1096
MC Float 1280
MC Mixed 1232
180% 1,203 Pts
Poor: 93%
This bench: 120%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
128% Outstanding
Lighting 402
Reflection 382
Parallax 435
128% 406 fps
MRender 236
Gravity 395
Splatting 249
128% 293 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 128%
Great: 139%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
58GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,941
Write 1402
Mixed 517
282% 1,287 MB/s
4K Read 40.3
4K Write 140
4K Mixed 54.8
205% 78.2 MB/s
DQ Read 1,188
DQ Write 1,056
DQ Mixed 656
619% 966 MB/s
Poor: 138% Great: 232%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
34GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 402 311 312 314 314 312 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 498
Write 464
Mixed 406
SusWrite 327
95% 424 MB/s
4K Read 45.6
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 60.9
208% 73.5 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 358
270% 362 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 121%
Great: 123%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3866 C18 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3867 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
110% Outstanding
MC Read 40.8
MC Write 43.9
MC Mixed 29.4
109% 38 GB/s
SC Read 24.6
SC Write 49.6
SC Mixed 34.2
103% 36.1 GB/s
Latency 44.2
90% 44.2 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 110%
Great: 118%
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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 449 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 131%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 144%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 127%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X APEX

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 127% - Outstanding Total price: $1,263
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