Asus MAXIMUS VIII RANGER

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 123%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 89%
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 95.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics130% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive214% 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).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII RANGER  (all builds)
Memory9.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171227
Uptime1.9 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 12:17
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User NZL-User
Background CPU 12%

 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-$342
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
95.3% Outstanding
SC Int 137
SC Float 142
SC Mixed 142
112% 140 Pts
QC Int 421
QC Float 455
QC Mixed 449
100% 442 Pts
MC Int 669
MC Float 803
MC Mixed 755
111% 742 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 95.3%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$469
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
130% Outstanding
Lighting 417
Reflection 385
Parallax 447
132% 416 fps
MRender 238
Gravity 394
Splatting 250
128% 294 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 130%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$340
320GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
214% Outstanding
Read 1,755
Write 1,221
Mixed 1,331
318% 1,436 MB/s
4K Read 43.4
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 51.6
192% 69.4 MB/s
DQ Read 263
DQ Write 218
DQ Mixed 114
120% 198 MB/s
Poor: 149%
This bench: 214%
Great: 272%
Samsung 750 EVO 500GB
145GB free
Firmware: MAT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
82.8% Excellent
Read 486
Write 269
Mixed 277
76% 344 MB/s
4K Read 39.7
4K Write 50.5
4K Mixed 27.5
122% 39.3 MB/s
DQ Read 310
DQ Write 153
DQ Mixed 64.2
92% 176 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 82.8%
Great: 124%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$160
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3333 MHz
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
104% Outstanding
MC Read 40
MC Write 41
MC Mixed 30.6
106% 37.2 GB/s
SC Read 21.1
SC Write 41.2
SC Mixed 31.5
89% 31.3 GB/s
Latency 58.6
68% 58.6 ns
Poor: 54%
This bench: 104%
Great: 108%
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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 6,123 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII RANGER - $92

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $1,015
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Intel Core i5-8600K $249AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $135
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $150SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $899SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $33Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $160SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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