Asus MAXIMUS IX APEX

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 134%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 142%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 113%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 123%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics152% 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 Drive98.4% 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.
Run History
23 months ago, 23 months ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX APEX  (all builds)
Memory14.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 4.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 13 '17 at 18:58
Run Duration166 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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 i7-7700K-$374
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
123% Outstanding
SC Int 154
SC Float 163
SC Mixed 159
127% 159 Pts
QC Int 606
QC Float 652
QC Mixed 629
142% 629 Pts
MC Int 800
MC Float 910
MC Mixed 867
128% 859 Pts
Poor: 82%
This bench: 123%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
CLim: 2151 MHz, MLim: 2769 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 378.77
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
152% Outstanding
Lighting 502
Reflection 445
Parallax 512
156% 487 fps
MRender 267
Gravity 469
Splatting 281
149% 339 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 152%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$90
67GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
98.4% Outstanding
Read 519
Write 404
Mixed 415
99% 446 MB/s
4K Read 48.4
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 29
168% 62.2 MB/s
DQ Read 48.6
DQ Write 117
DQ Mixed 29.2
38% 64.9 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 98.4%
Great: 133%
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$544
31GB free
Firmware: BXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
254% Outstanding
Read 2,378
Write 1,463
Mixed 1,684
408% 1,842 MB/s
4K Read 52.6
4K Write 178
4K Mixed 35.7
220% 88.7 MB/s
DQ Read 52.1
DQ Write 206
DQ Mixed 231
148% 163 MB/s
Poor: 149%
This bench: 254%
Great: 281%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$90
20GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 519
Write 411
Mixed 425
100% 452 MB/s
4K Read 48.5
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 53.3
200% 70.5 MB/s
DQ Read 48.9
DQ Write 268
DQ Mixed 123
105% 147 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 114%
Great: 133%
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$39
19GB free
Firmware: 521ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
43.4% Average
Read 179
Write 118
Mixed 107
30% 135 MB/s
4K Read 21.4
4K Write 85.3
4K Mixed 11.5
92% 39.4 MB/s
DQ Read 23.6
DQ Write 91.4
DQ Mixed 9.86
21% 41.6 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 43.4%
Great: 73%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 4266 C19 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 4304 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
139% Outstanding
MC Read 53.1
MC Write 56.9
MC Mixed 38.2
141% 49.4 GB/s
SC Read 28.7
SC Write 55.7
SC Mixed 39.7
118% 41.4 GB/s
Latency 37.8
106% 37.8 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 139%
Great: 126%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS IX APEX Builds (Compare 973 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: $1,282
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