Asus ROG MAXIMUS X APEX

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 143%
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Desktop
Desktop 211%
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Workstation
Workstation 178%
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (91st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 9 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 128%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics137% 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 Drive493% 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 ROG MAXIMUS X APEX  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 4.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 13 '18 at 21:49
Run Duration202 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing way above expectations (91st 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-$366
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 5.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
128% Outstanding
SC Int 160
SC Float 169
SC Mixed 164
131% 164 Pts
QC Int 637
QC Float 612
QC Mixed 625
142% 625 Pts
MC Int 1,157
MC Float 1387
MC Mixed 1,263
190% 1269 Pts
Poor: 93%
This bench: 128%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
CLim: 2151 MHz, MLim: 2282 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.22
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
137% Outstanding
Lighting 412
Reflection 418
Parallax 479
135% 437 fps
MRender 239
Gravity 434
Splatting 278
138% 317 fps
Poor: 87%
This bench: 137%
Great: 130%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 900P Optane NVMe PCIe 280GB-$250
228GB free (System drive)
Firmware: E2010325 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1925 1928 1933 1910 1747 1743 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
493% Outstanding
Read 2,331
Write 1,958
Mixed 2,129
SusWrite 1,864
466% 2,071 MB/s
4K Read 234
4K Write 209
4K Mixed 218
744% 220 MB/s
DQ Read 1,327
DQ Write 1,170
DQ Mixed 1,229
927% 1,242 MB/s
Poor: 344%
This bench: 493%
Great: 561%
Samsung 850 Pro 1TB-$449
331GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 485 487 488 492 493 492 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
125% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 494
Mixed 408
SusWrite 490
107% 477 MB/s
4K Read 37.7
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 53
188% 69.6 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 347
DQ Mixed 361
272% 363 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 125%
Great: 127%
WD Black 6TB (2016)-$249
5TB free
Firmware: 81.H0A81
SusWrite @10s intervals: 216 203 213 219 212 205 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
122% Outstanding
Read 214
Write 207
Mixed 83.4
SusWrite 211
130% 179 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 0.7
220% 2.33 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 122%
Great: 123%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 2x8GB
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 4271 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
128% Outstanding
MC Read 47.9
MC Write 51.5
MC Mixed 33.7
127% 44.4 GB/s
SC Read 28.7
SC Write 58.5
SC Mixed 39.7
121% 42.3 GB/s
Latency 38.4
104% 38.4 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 128%
Great: 125%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical ROG MAXIMUS X APEX Builds (Compare 697 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 131%
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Desktop
Desktop 143%
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Workstation
Workstation 126%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X APEX

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 120% - Outstanding Total price: $1,344
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AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $115Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $93
HDDRAMUSB
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