Asus MAXIMUS VIII RANGER

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 92.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics50% 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)
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)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170125
Uptime18.1 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 12:04
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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 i7-7700-$279
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
92.4% Outstanding
SC Int 123
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 130
102% 127 Pts
QC Int 435
QC Float 480
QC Mixed 454
103% 456 Pts
MC Int 632
MC Float 712
MC Mixed 680
101% 675 Pts
Poor: 78%
This bench: 92.4%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 770-$279
Gigabyte(1458 3603) 2GB
CLim: 1293 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
50% Average
Lighting 133
Reflection 107
Parallax 173
46% 138 fps
MRender 119
Gravity 157
Splatting 87.9
53% 121 fps
Poor: 43%
This bench: 50%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$110
177GB free
Firmware: EXM04B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 69% Great: 125%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$53
931GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
70.5% Very good
Read 128
Write 117
Mixed 121
92% 122 MB/s
4K Read 1.21
4K Write 2.45
4K Mixed 0.42
143% 1.36 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 70.5%
Great: 78%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 2400 C14 2x8GB-$185
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
85.8% Excellent
MC Read 31.6
MC Write 32.3
MC Mixed 26.9
86% 30.3 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 33.7
SC Mixed 26.5
76% 26.5 GB/s
Latency 60.3
66% 60.3 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 85.8%
Great: 87%
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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 3,459 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII RANGER - $140

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,100
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $288Nvidia GTX 1070 $410Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $90
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $270AMD RX 480 $240Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $110
Intel Core i5-7600K $180Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $240Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $150
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $160SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $75G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $1,050SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $54Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $170SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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