Asus ROG MAXIMUS X APEX

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 109%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics33.6% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 Drive80.7% 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 ROG MAXIMUS X APEX  (all builds)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171101
Uptime8.1 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 19:16
Run Duration105 Seconds
Run User IDN-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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 i7-8700K-$370
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
109% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 137
SC Mixed 135
109% 136 Pts
QC Int 527
QC Float 544
QC Mixed 535
121% 535 Pts
MC Int 986
MC Float 1,122
MC Mixed 1,055
158% 1,055 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 109%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 950-$170
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1652 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
33.6% Below average
Lighting 103
Reflection 88.8
Parallax 98.5
31% 96.9 fps
MRender 77.7
Gravity 94.9
Splatting 74
35% 82.2 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 33.6%
Great: 37%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 240GB-$70
181GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X31200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
80.7% Excellent
Read 471
Write 324
Mixed 283
79% 359 MB/s
4K Read 30.2
4K Write 65.1
4K Mixed 18
103% 37.7 MB/s
DQ Read 335
DQ Write 206
DQ Mixed 52
98% 198 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 80.7%
Great: 103%
WD Gold 4TB (2016)-$165
2.5TB free
Firmware: 01.01M02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
91.1% Outstanding
Read 173
Write 145
Mixed 153
118% 157 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 2.24
4K Mixed 0.58
135% 1.18 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 91.1%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2666 C16 1x16GB
1 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
41.7% Average
MC Read 14.6
MC Write 14.3
MC Mixed 12.1
39% 13.7 GB/s
SC Read 12.2
SC Write 14.2
SC Mixed 12.9
38% 13.1 GB/s
Latency 63.8
63% 63.8 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 41.7%
Great: 51%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical ROG MAXIMUS X APEX Builds (Compare 453 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 132%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 144%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 127%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X APEX

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 128% - Outstanding Total price: $1,263
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $370Nvidia GTX 1070 $345Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $100
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $155Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $249Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $98
Intel Core i7-7700K $350AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $40G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $869SanDisk Extreme 64GB $42
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $148SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016) $60Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $145SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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