Asus MAXIMUS IX APEX

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 126%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 142%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 93%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (95th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 5 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 103%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics143% 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 Drive281% 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 MAXIMUS IX APEX  (all builds)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 04 '19 at 21:54
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7700K-$378
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 5.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
103% Outstanding
1-Core 156
2-Core 294
107% 225 Pts
4-Core 566
8-Core 742
86% 654 Pts
64-Core 789
53% 789 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 103%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
143% Outstanding
Lighting 543
Reflection 508
Parallax 618
143% 556 fps
MRender 267
Gravity 555
Splatting 302
144% 375 fps
Poor: 119%
This bench: 143%
Great: 146%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$73
190GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 427 330 326 327 327 327 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
281% Outstanding
Read 2,510
Write 1,475
Mixed 1,036
SusWrite 344
296% 1,342 MB/s
4K Read 68.7
4K Write 215
4K Mixed 96.1
341% 127 MB/s
DQ Read 954
DQ Write 1,484
DQ Mixed 1,005
821% 1,147 MB/s
Poor: 171%
This bench: 281%
Great: 274%
Adata XPG SX6000 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$139
470GB free
Firmware: V6005-a9 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 644 677 838 834 841 820 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
156% Outstanding
Read 583
Write 759
Mixed 615
SusWrite 775
155% 683 MB/s
4K Read 42.7
4K Write 153
4K Mixed 59.4
222% 85 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 385
DQ Mixed 293
244% 352 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 156%
Great: 156%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3600 C18 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
111% Outstanding
MC Read 41.3
MC Write 45.2
MC Mixed 29.9
111% 38.8 GB/s
SC Read 25.4
SC Write 49.7
SC Mixed 34.2
104% 36.4 GB/s
Latency 47.3
84% 47.3 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 111%
Great: 112%
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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 1,433 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 109%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 75%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX APEX

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $1,368
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