Asus MAXIMUS VIII RANGER

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
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 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 91.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics40.2% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII RANGER  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180315
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 05 '19 at 17:13
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User SRB-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-6700K-$280
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
91.6% Outstanding
1-Core 136
2-Core 269
95% 202 Pts
4-Core 510
8-Core 709
79% 610 Pts
64-Core 716
48% 716 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 91.6%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 470-$126
CLim: 1216 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 19.11.1
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
40.2% Average
Lighting 133
Reflection 163
Parallax 192
35% 163 fps
MRender 129
Gravity 141
Splatting 116
41% 129 fps
Poor: 39%
This bench: 40.2%
Great: 50%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,405
Write 1,030
Mixed 435
210% 957 MB/s
4K Read 28.9
4K Write 149
4K Mixed 40.2
174% 72.6 MB/s
DQ Read 1,014
DQ Write 942
DQ Mixed 638
572% 865 MB/s
Poor: 135% Great: 237%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$98
953GB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 188 188 188 189 185 188 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 172
Write 124
Mixed 28.2
SusWrite 188
92% 128 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 5
4K Mixed 1.9
345% 2.63 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 103%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LED DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$175
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
107% Outstanding
MC Read 39.4
MC Write 41.1
MC Mixed 33.6
109% 38 GB/s
SC Read 23
SC Write 43.2
SC Mixed 31.3
93% 32.5 GB/s
Latency 50.8
79% 50.8 ns
Poor: 57%
This bench: 107%
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 9,414 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII RANGER - $260

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $1,056
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CPUGPUSSD
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Intel Core i7-9700K $370Nvidia RTX 2060 $340Samsung 850 Pro 512GB $204
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $37Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $80SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $63SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
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