Asus MAXIMUS IX APEX

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 89.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics30.4% 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 Drive211% 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.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX APEX  (all builds)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170322
Uptime1.4 Days
Run DateDec 16 '20 at 08:16
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU2%
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 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
89.7% Excellent
Memory 92.5
1-Core 139
2-Core 266
95% 166 Pts
4-Core 468
8-Core 712
76% 590 Pts
64-Core 716
48% 716 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 89.7%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 460.79
Performing below potential (50th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
30.4% Below average
Lighting 36.8
Reflection 41.7
Parallax 38.5
30% 39 fps
MRender 38.1
Gravity 38.7
Splatting 28
31% 34.9 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 30.4%
Great: 35%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 480GB-$289
399GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 748 979 1153 1185 1187 1152 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
211% Outstanding
Read 1,191
Write 1,206
Mixed 873
SusWrite 1,067
244% 1,084 MB/s
4K Read 42.4
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 57.7
202% 73.7 MB/s
DQ Read 841
DQ Write 749
DQ Mixed 514
462% 701 MB/s
Poor: 110%
This bench: 211%
Great: 209%
Samsung 850 Pro 1TB-$389
954GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 349 469 473 476 473 477 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
129% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 491
Mixed 408
SusWrite 453
105% 466 MB/s
4K Read 43.6
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 60.6
208% 75 MB/s
DQ Read 386
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 356
269% 362 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 129%
Great: 125%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX 2400 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
75.8% Very good
MC Read 29
MC Write 28.7
MC Mixed 21.5
75% 26.4 GB/s
SC Read 18.7
SC Write 30.8
SC Mixed 23
69% 24.2 GB/s
Latency 63.1
63% 63.1 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 75.8%
Great: 90%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS IX APEX Builds (Compare 726 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 119%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 101%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX APEX

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $1,703
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