Asus ROG MAXIMUS X APEX

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 167%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 184%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 165%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (97th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 3 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 121%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics211% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive403% 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)
Memory14.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 4.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180518
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJan 02 '19 at 22:32
Run Duration188 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-8700K-$355
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
121% Outstanding
1-Core 173
2-Core 347
122% 260 Pts
4-Core 691
8-Core 1,163
117% 927 Pts
64-Core 1,411
95% 1,411 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 121%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-Ti-$1,100
Nvidia(10DE 12FA) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2295 MHz, MLim: 3900 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 417.22
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
211% Outstanding
Lighting 776
Reflection 659
Parallax 801
204% 746 fps
MRender 609
Gravity 754
Splatting 343
212% 569 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 211%
Great: 195%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$249
749GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4B6Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2097 2020 2095 2108 2111 2085 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
403% Outstanding
Read 2,667
Write 1,991
Mixed 1,023
SusWrite 2,086
434% 1,942 MB/s
4K Read 58.4
4K Write 229
4K Mixed 88
322% 125 MB/s
DQ Read 1,806
DQ Write 1,362
DQ Mixed 1,266
1,033% 1,478 MB/s
Poor: 185%
This bench: 403%
Great: 354%
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB-$498
799GB free
Firmware: 1B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2286 1244 1247 1244 1235 1234 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
379% Outstanding
Read 2,532
Write 2,392
Mixed 1,598
SusWrite 1,415
445% 1,984 MB/s
4K Read 62.4
4K Write 245
4K Mixed 95.1
346% 134 MB/s
DQ Read 1,982
DQ Write 1,840
DQ Mixed 1,884
1,421% 1,902 MB/s
Poor: 203%
This bench: 379%
Great: 363%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 4500 C19 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 4267 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
137% Outstanding
MC Read 56
MC Write 52.5
MC Mixed 36.7
138% 48.4 GB/s
SC Read 29.9
SC Write 55.7
SC Mixed 40.9
120% 42.2 GB/s
Latency 36.2
110% 36.2 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 137%
Great: 145%
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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 967 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 117%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 132%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 104%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X APEX

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $1,302
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