Asus MAXIMUS IX APEX

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 128%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 154%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 114%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (93rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 7 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 116%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics136% 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 Drive316% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX APEX  (all builds)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 12 '19 at 18:56
Run Duration248 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing way above expectations (93rd 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 i7-6700K-$290
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
116% Outstanding
SC Int 150
SC Float 160
SC Mixed 154
124% 155 Pts
QC Int 562
QC Float 590
QC Mixed 588
131% 580 Pts
MC Int 762
MC Float 879
MC Mixed 821
123% 821 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 116%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$490
MSI(1462 3364) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.22
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
136% Outstanding
Lighting 440
Reflection 401
Parallax 421
134% 421 fps
MRender 248
Gravity 435
Splatting 261
138% 315 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 136%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$128
302GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 887 619 622 624 615 624 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
316% Outstanding
Read 2,580
Write 2,329
Mixed 1,526
SusWrite 665
396% 1,775 MB/s
4K Read 72.4
4K Write 209
4K Mixed 102
351% 128 MB/s
DQ Read 1,527
DQ Write 1340
DQ Mixed 1,379
1,049% 1,415 MB/s
Poor: 191%
This bench: 316%
Great: 328%
Samsung 840 Pro 256GB-$120
31GB free
Firmware: DXM06B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 479 485 481 486 485 485 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 489
Mixed 366
SusWrite 484
104% 463 MB/s
4K Read 37.4
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 50.7
190% 72.3 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 176
178% 290 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 124%
Great: 117%
Seagate FA GoFlex Desk 1TB
447GB free, PID 50a1
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 92 94 94 90 94 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
40% Average
Read 104
Write 104
Mixed 77
SusWrite 92.5
127% 94.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 1
88% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 40%
Great: 47%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$124
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
118% Outstanding
MC Read 43.7
MC Write 46.3
MC Mixed 35.1
119% 41.7 GB/s
SC Read 25.9
SC Write 51.9
SC Mixed 34.2
107% 37.3 GB/s
Latency 47
85% 47 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 118%
Great: 104%
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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 933 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 123%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 117%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX APEX

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 97% - Outstanding Total price: $1,258
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