Asus MAXIMUS IX APEX

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 104%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics71.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive81.9% 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.
Very high background CPU (100%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX APEX  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170731
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 06:37
Run Duration82 Seconds
Run User NZL-User
Background CPU 100%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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-$350
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
104% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 141
SC Mixed 140
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 468
QC Float 506
QC Mixed 526
113% 500 Pts
MC Int 688
MC Float 798
MC Mixed 755
112% 747 Pts
Poor: 80%
This bench: 104%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$229
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
71.6% Very good
Lighting 228
Reflection 198
Parallax 211
69% 212 fps
MRender 145
Gravity 209
Splatting 163
74% 172 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 71.6%
Great: 78%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 500GB-$296
392GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
81.9% Excellent
Read 505
Write 347
Mixed 355
89% 402 MB/s
4K Read 38.8
4K Write 75.1
4K Mixed 22.8
128% 45.6 MB/s
DQ Read 46.5
DQ Write 89.5
DQ Mixed 23.4
30% 53.1 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 81.9%
Great: 126%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance RGB DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$140
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 38.9
MC Write 40.5
MC Mixed 28.6
103% 36 GB/s
SC Read 23.1
SC Write 43.6
SC Mixed 31.7
94% 32.8 GB/s
Latency 48.6
82% 48.6 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 103%
Great: 108%
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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 865 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 124%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 117%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX APEX

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $1,220
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