Asus MAXIMUS VIII RANGER

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 127%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 86%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 97.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics65.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive245% 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 (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII RANGER  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171227
Uptime1.9 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 08:58
Run Duration181 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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 i7-6700K-$359
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
97.7% Outstanding
SC Int 134
SC Float 139
SC Mixed 136
109% 136 Pts
QC Int 476
QC Float 476
QC Mixed 483
108% 478 Pts
MC Int 650
MC Float 752
MC Mixed 722
106% 708 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 97.7%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
65.5% Good
Lighting 201
Reflection 178
Parallax 198
62% 192 fps
MRender 155
Gravity 192
Splatting 124
68% 157 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 65.5%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$200
285GB free
Firmware: 2B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
245% Outstanding
Read 2,644
Write 1,333
Mixed 1,411
395% 1,796 MB/s
4K Read 54
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 29
186% 69.7 MB/s
DQ Read 55.6
DQ Write 145
DQ Mixed 111
82% 104 MB/s
Poor: 177%
This bench: 245%
Great: 278%
WD WD10JPLX-00MBPT0 1TB
143GB free
Firmware: 01.01H01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
50.4% Above average
Read 85.9
Write 89.6
Mixed 92.8
68% 89.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 1.21
4K Mixed 0.18
65% 0.64 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 50.4%
Great: 75%
Toshiba MK1637GSX 160GB-$70
124GB free
Firmware: DL040D Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
16.3% Very poor
Read 24.4
Write 32.3
Mixed 36.5
24% 31.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.31
4K Write 1.02
4K Mixed 0.16
50% 0.5 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 16.3%
Great: 23%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$193
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 38.9
MC Write 40.1
MC Mixed 33.4
107% 37.5 GB/s
SC Read 21.1
SC Write 40.7
SC Mixed 30.2
88% 30.7 GB/s
Latency 54.8
73% 54.8 ns
Poor: 63%
This bench: 104%
Great: 109%
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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 4,994 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII RANGER - $104

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $1,183
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