Asus MAXIMUS VIII RANGER

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 87.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics36.1% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive127% 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. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII RANGER  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150810
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 26 '21 at 06:16
Run Duration157 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-6700K-$359
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
87.3% Excellent
Memory 96.1
1-Core 134
2-Core 266
95% 165 Pts
4-Core 423
8-Core 661
69% 542 Pts
64-Core 636
43% 636 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 87.3%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
CLim: 1519 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 432.00
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
36.1% Below average
Lighting 46.5
Reflection 48.8
Parallax 43.2
38% 46.2 fps
MRender 37.7
Gravity 43.5
Splatting 38
34% 39.7 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 36.1%
Great: 37%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 870 EVO 1TB-$110
901GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 342 439 454 452 472 473 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
127% Outstanding
Read 450
Write 406
Mixed 406
SusWrite 439
96% 425 MB/s
4K Read 46.7
4K Write 123
4K Mixed 60.7
214% 76.8 MB/s
DQ Read 384
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 363
273% 364 MB/s
Poor: 89%
This bench: 127%
Great: 138%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$55
657GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 158 159 158 160 159 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 199
Write 167
Mixed 108
SusWrite 156
116% 157 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.2
242% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 102%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws V DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
102% Outstanding
MC Read 37.8
MC Write 39.4
MC Mixed 31.5
104% 36.2 GB/s
SC Read 21.3
SC Write 40.9
SC Mixed 30
88% 30.7 GB/s
Latency 53.7
74% 53.7 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 102%
Great: 104%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 64: 9R 5G 4B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
64% 27% 66 282 202 60 34.1" 2560 1080 GSM76F9 LG ULTRAWIDE
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Gaming
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Desktop
Desktop 88%
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Workstation
Workstation 60%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII RANGER - $286

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $957
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