Asus MAXIMUS IX APEX

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 97.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics34.1% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive95% 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
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX APEX  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180314
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateAug 09 '20 at 20:36
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%
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 PC Performing above expectations (75th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-7700K-$379
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
97.8% Outstanding
Memory 97.9
1-Core 153
2-Core 284
102% 178 Pts
4-Core 526
8-Core 816
86% 671 Pts
64-Core 812
54% 812 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 97.8%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super)-$500
CLim: 2190 MHz, MLim: 3750 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 451.67
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (117 fps cap detected)
34.1% Below average
Lighting 117
Reflection 117
Parallax 117
31% 117 fps
MRender 117
Gravity 117
Splatting 117
34% 117 fps
Poor: 90%
This bench: 34.1%
Great: 122%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force LE 240GB-$85
72GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFC12.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 345 215 170 177 133 80 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
95% Outstanding
Read 516
Write 490
Mixed 378
SusWrite 187
88% 393 MB/s
4K Read 33.6
4K Write 98.6
4K Mixed 42.1
157% 58.1 MB/s
DQ Read 322
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 202
188% 289 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 95%
Great: 97%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$54
186GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 139 136 139 140 140 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
74.3% Very good
Read 120
Write 115
Mixed 74.8
SusWrite 139
82% 112 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1.1
209% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 74.3%
Great: 109%
WD Blue 2.5" 640GB (2010)-$60
229GB free
Firmware: 03.01A03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 77 77 78 78 78 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
37.2% Below average
Read 52
Write 48.3
Mixed 38.4
SusWrite 77.4
40% 54 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.5
100% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 37.2%
Great: 48%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$64
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3333 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
107% Outstanding
MC Read 41.1
MC Write 41.7
MC Mixed 29.5
107% 37.4 GB/s
SC Read 24.3
SC Write 42.5
SC Mixed 34.2
96% 33.7 GB/s
Latency 46.3
86% 46.3 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 107%
Great: 104%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS IX APEX Builds (Compare 377 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX APEX

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $1,165
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