Asus ROG MAXIMUS X APEX

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 122%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 110%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 107%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (86th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 14 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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 126%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics135% 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)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180409
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 11 '18 at 01:32
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing way above expectations (86th 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 5.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
126% Outstanding
SC Int 153
SC Float 162
SC Mixed 157
126% 157 Pts
QC Int 600
QC Float 631
QC Mixed 615
139% 615 Pts
MC Int 1,145
MC Float 1341
MC Mixed 1,275
187% 1,254 Pts
Poor: 92%
This bench: 126%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2580 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
135% Outstanding
Lighting 428
Reflection 401
Parallax 418
131% 416 fps
MRender 249
Gravity 427
Splatting 264
137% 313 fps
Poor: 101%
This bench: 135%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$99
58GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,903
Write 1,374
Mixed 721
293% 1,333 MB/s
4K Read 51
4K Write 147
4K Mixed 48.9
218% 82.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1029
DQ Write 1,024
DQ Mixed 966
742% 1,006 MB/s
Poor: 138% Great: 236%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
34GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 400 302 313 313 311 311 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
121% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 472
Mixed 420
SusWrite 325
97% 430 MB/s
4K Read 45.9
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 60.5
208% 73.6 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 357
269% 361 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 (72nd percentile)
108% Outstanding
MC Read 41.7
MC Write 43.7
MC Mixed 29.4
109% 38.3 GB/s
SC Read 24.2
SC Write 36.4
SC Mixed 33.8
90% 31.5 GB/s
Latency 45.5
88% 45.5 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 108%
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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