Asus MAXIMUS IX APEX

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 99%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 93.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics122% 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 Drive86.8% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime1.5 Days
Run DateJul 08 '20 at 04:10
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700K-$273
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
93.7% Outstanding
Memory 98.1
1-Core 143
2-Core 285
100% 175 Pts
4-Core 480
8-Core 742
78% 611 Pts
64-Core 741
50% 741 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 93.7%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super)-$510
EVGA(3842 3172) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2220 MHz, MLim: 3900 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 445.87
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
122% Outstanding
Lighting 485
Reflection 399
Parallax 487
127% 457 fps
MRender 423
Gravity 413
Splatting 258
122% 365 fps
Poor: 96%
This bench: 122%
Great: 123%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$40
144GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z22000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 249 309 359 367 366 364 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
86.8% Excellent
Read 452
Write 310
Mixed 259
SusWrite 336
76% 339 MB/s
4K Read 28.5
4K Write 127
4K Mixed 16.8
132% 57.6 MB/s
DQ Read 167
DQ Write 302
DQ Mixed 87.2
108% 185 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 86.8%
Great: 86%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$53
84GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 119 120 120 122 121 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
77.4% Very good
Read 150
Write 124
Mixed 86.2
SusWrite 119
88% 120 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.1
218% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 77.4%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3600 C17 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3708 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
110% Outstanding
MC Read 41.7
MC Write 44.1
MC Mixed 30.2
110% 38.7 GB/s
SC Read 23.3
SC Write 43
SC Mixed 33.3
95% 33.2 GB/s
Latency 45.4
88% 45.4 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 110%
Great: 117%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical MAXIMUS IX APEX Builds (Compare 335 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 82%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX APEX

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $1,172
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