Asus MAXIMUS IX APEX

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 122%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 84%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 95.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics102% 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 Drive217% 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.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX APEX  (all builds)
Memory9.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 4.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171226
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 06:58
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User CHE-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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-$355
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
95.5% Outstanding
SC Int 134
SC Float 135
SC Mixed 136
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 436
QC Float 478
QC Mixed 467
104% 460 Pts
MC Int 649
MC Float 768
MC Mixed 690
105% 702 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 95.5%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$550
MSI(1462 3236) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Lighting 327
Reflection 301
Parallax 329
101% 319 fps
MRender 199
Gravity 298
Splatting 211
102% 236 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 102%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$150
247GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
217% Outstanding
Read 2,420
Write 1,309
Mixed 1,413
378% 1,714 MB/s
4K Read 44.2
4K Write 70.5
4K Mixed 21
131% 45.2 MB/s
DQ Read 44.7
DQ Write 71
DQ Mixed 20.7
26% 45.5 MB/s
Poor: 169%
This bench: 217%
Great: 256%
Samsung SM961 NVMe PCIe M.2 128GB
32GB free
Firmware: CXZ7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
232% Outstanding
Read 2,931
Write 758
Mixed 1,186
353% 1,625 MB/s
4K Read 49.7
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 47.9
199% 72 MB/s
DQ Read 50.9
DQ Write 321
DQ Mixed 149
126% 174 MB/s
Poor: 144%
This bench: 232%
Great: 418%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 4133 C19 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 4133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
118% Outstanding
MC Read 45.1
MC Write 47.4
MC Mixed 33.1
120% 41.9 GB/s
SC Read 23.7
SC Write 46.4
SC Mixed 36.4
101% 35.5 GB/s
Latency 44.5
90% 44.5 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 118%
Great: 131%
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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 764 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 124%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 118%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX APEX

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $1,168
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