Asus MAXIMUS VIII RANGER

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 126%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 76%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 109%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics53.1% 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 Drive224% 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 VIII RANGER  (all builds)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161227
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 20 '17 at 12:53
Run Duration285 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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 i5-6600K-$220
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
109% Outstanding
SC Int 139
SC Float 150
SC Mixed 144
116% 144 Pts
QC Int 549
QC Float 595
QC Mixed 574
130% 573 Pts
MC Int 556
MC Float 592
MC Mixed 576
86% 575 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 109%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 380X-$224
MaxC: 1040 MHz, MaxM: 1500 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 16.12.1
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
53.1% Above average
Lighting 152
Reflection 136
Parallax 194
51% 161 fps
MRender 111
Gravity 143
Splatting 94
55% 116 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 53.1%
Great: 57%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$64
221GB free
Firmware: 0100
4KALIGNED
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port
Poor: 44% Great: 82%
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$206
109GB free
Firmware: 2B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
224% Outstanding
Read 1,949
Write 911
Mixed 1,159
295% 1,340 MB/s
4K Read 49.8
4K Write 165
4K Mixed 51.2
228% 88.8 MB/s
DQ Read 665
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 199
226% 395 MB/s
Poor: 117%
This bench: 224%
Great: 221%
SanDisk Extreme Pro 480GB-$219
2GB free
Firmware: X21200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 496
Mixed 475
111% 495 MB/s
4K Read 35.4
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 29.1
148% 57.5 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 309
DQ Mixed 64.9
125% 251 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 110%
Great: 108%
Seagate ST3640323AS 640GB-$85
545GB free
Firmware: SD13 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
56.9% Above average
Read 97
Write 101
Mixed 87.3
71% 95.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 1.55
4K Mixed 0.47
112% 0.92 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 56.9%
Great: 63%
SanDisk Extreme USB 3.0 32GB-$26
29GB free, PID 5580
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
78.5% Very good
Read 242
Write 44.4
Mixed 52.4
105% 113 MB/s
4K Read 12.7
4K Write 10
4K Mixed 4.75
549% 9.15 MB/s
DQ Read 13.6
DQ Write 7.72
DQ Mixed 4.66
471% 8.65 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 78.5%
Great: 92%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
80.3% Excellent
MC Read 29
MC Write 30
MC Mixed 26.4
81% 28.5 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 30.4
SC Mixed 24.3
69% 24.3 GB/s
Latency 65.5
61% 65.5 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 80.3%
Great: 85%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS VIII RANGER Builds (Compare 3,144 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII RANGER - $184

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $963
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Intel Core i5-7600K $215Nvidia GTX 1070 $370Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $138
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $330Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $235Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $177
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $50Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $110SanDisk Extreme 64GB $34
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $90G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $430SanDisk Extreme 32GB $26
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $50Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $130SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $9
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