Asus ROG MAXIMUS X APEX

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 146%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 121%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 118%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics66% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive303% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus ROG MAXIMUS X APEX  (all builds)
Memory9.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180628
Uptime6.1 Days
Run DateAug 29 '18 at 19:19
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User ARG-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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 5.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
118% Outstanding
SC Int 155
SC Float 164
SC Mixed 150
125% 156 Pts
QC Int 572
QC Float 608
QC Mixed 581
133% 587 Pts
MC Int 1,136
MC Float 1338
MC Mixed 1,153
181% 1,209 Pts
Poor: 93%
This bench: 118%
Great: 124%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$249
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2052 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
66% Good
Lighting 217
Reflection 182
Parallax 192
64% 197 fps
MRender 131
Gravity 191
Splatting 149
67% 157 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 66%
Great: 78%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$278
396GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1161 1103 1052 991 977 957 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
303% Outstanding
Read 2,468
Write 2242
Mixed 1,563
SusWrite 1,040
409% 1,828 MB/s
4K Read 59.8
4K Write 156
4K Mixed 84.9
282% 100 MB/s
DQ Read 1,283
DQ Write 1,119
DQ Mixed 1,205
902% 1,203 MB/s
Poor: 197%
This bench: 303%
Great: 349%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3600 C16 2x8GB-$223
2 of 2 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
63.9% Good
MC Read 24
MC Write 23.8
MC Mixed 19.6
64% 22.5 GB/s
SC Read 14.6
SC Write 21.1
SC Mixed 19.3
52% 18.3 GB/s
Latency 66.5
60% 66.5 ns
Poor: 64%
This bench: 63.9%
Great: 127%
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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 449 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 131%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 144%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 127%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG MAXIMUS X APEX

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 131% - Outstanding Total price: $1,216
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