Asus RAMPAGE III BLACK EDITION

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 10%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics12.1% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
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 (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
12 days ago, 12 days ago.
MotherboardAsus RAMPAGE III BLACK EDITION  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20110302
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateOct 18 '20 at 18:05
Run Duration105 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7 970-$483
LGA1366, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
75.3% Very good
Memory 92.6
1-Core 81.3
2-Core 162
69% 112 Pts
4-Core 314
8-Core 478
51% 396 Pts
64-Core 538
36% 538 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 75.3%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 460-$203
Asus(1043 835D) 1GB
CLim: 675 MHz, MLim: 900 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 376.54
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (40 fps cap detected)
12.1% Very poor
Lighting 40.2
Reflection 41.2
Parallax 39.4
11% 40.3 fps
MRender 41.3
Gravity 41.8
Splatting 37.5
12% 40.2 fps
Poor: 12%
This bench: 12.1%
Great: 15%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Desktop SSHD 1TB-$107
846GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 120 176 173 176 183 MB/s
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
80.2% Excellent
Read 122
Write 180
Mixed 26.3
SusWrite 156
87% 121 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 2.2
395% 2.9 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 80.2%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x4GB
4 of 6 slots used
16GB DIMM
Performing below potential (32nd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
37.8% Below average
MC Read 14.1
MC Write 12.7
MC Mixed 11.5
36% 12.8 GB/s
SC Read 9.7
SC Write 7
SC Mixed 10
25% 8.9 GB/s
Latency 63
64% 63 ns
Poor: 24%
This bench: 37.8%
Great: 71%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical RAMPAGE III BLACK EDITION Builds (Compare 54 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus RAMPAGE III BLACK EDITION

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $745
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