Asus MAXIMUS IX CODE

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 120%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 81%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 105%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics45.1% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive225% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS IX CODE  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170723
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateDec 05 '17 at 23:19
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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-$280
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
105% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 144
SC Mixed 142
113% 142 Pts
QC Int 507
QC Float 555
QC Mixed 531
120% 531 Pts
MC Int 700
MC Float 794
MC Mixed 758
112% 751 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 105%
Great: 111%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$180
EVGA(3842 3966) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1544 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
45.1% Average
Lighting 154
Reflection 126
Parallax 138
46% 139 fps
MRender 84.4
Gravity 133
Splatting 89.4
44% 102 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 45.1%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung Portable SSD T3 250GB
232GB free
Firmware: 0
4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
77.7% Very good
Read 428
Write 423
Mixed 434
96% 428 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 38.9
4K Mixed 27.7
90% 29.7 MB/s
DQ Read 144
DQ Write 154
DQ Mixed 76.1
77% 125 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 77.7%
Great: 80%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$124
165GB free
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
225% Outstanding
Read 2,336
Write 1,103
Mixed 1,358
352% 1,599 MB/s
4K Read 37.9
4K Write 86.8
4K Mixed 26.1
137% 50.3 MB/s
DQ Read 620
DQ Write 449
DQ Mixed 25.2
157% 365 MB/s
Poor: 168%
This bench: 225%
Great: 270%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$240
0GB free
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
200% Outstanding
Read 1,471
Write 1,054
Mixed 1,165
273% 1,230 MB/s
4K Read 36.3
4K Write 135
4K Mixed 36.7
173% 69.3 MB/s
DQ Read 616
DQ Write 499
DQ Mixed 23.6
163% 379 MB/s
Poor: 175%
This bench: 200%
Great: 284%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB-$171
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
40.7% Average
MC Read 14.1
MC Write 14
MC Mixed 11.4
38% 13.2 GB/s
SC Read 12.4
SC Write 14.4
SC Mixed 13.5
38% 13.4 GB/s
Latency 64.3
62% 64.3 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 40.7%
Great: 86%
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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 CODE Builds (Compare 1,977 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 129%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 129%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 94%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS IX CODE - $265

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 117% - Outstanding Total price: $1,535
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