Asus MAXIMUS VIII RANGER

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 117%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 121%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 90%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 91%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics136% 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 Drive234% 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 (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII RANGER  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20171227
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 13:33
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User NZL-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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-$299
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
91% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 141
SC Mixed 131
107% 134 Pts
QC Int 411
QC Float 439
QC Mixed 432
97% 427 Pts
MC Int 702
MC Float 760
MC Mixed 748
110% 737 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 91%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$470
CLim: 2113 MHz, MLim: 2546 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
136% Outstanding
Lighting 444
Reflection 403
Parallax 422
135% 423 fps
MRender 247
Gravity 426
Splatting 261
136% 311 fps
Poor: 91%
This bench: 136%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$427
320GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
234% Outstanding
Read 2,255
Write 1,200
Mixed 1,346
352% 1,600 MB/s
4K Read 43.9
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 52.5
196% 71.4 MB/s
DQ Read 252
DQ Write 212
DQ Mixed 115
118% 193 MB/s
Poor: 141%
This bench: 234%
Great: 278%
Samsung 750 EVO 500GB
145GB free
Firmware: MAT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
83.4% Excellent
Read 488
Write 270
Mixed 276
76% 345 MB/s
4K Read 39.8
4K Write 51.2
4K Mixed 28.1
124% 39.7 MB/s
DQ Read 303
DQ Write 158
DQ Mixed 64.3
92% 175 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 83.4%
Great: 123%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB-$130
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3333 MHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
106% Outstanding
MC Read 40.4
MC Write 42.2
MC Mixed 30.6
108% 37.7 GB/s
SC Read 20.9
SC Write 43
SC Mixed 32.4
92% 32.1 GB/s
Latency 53.9
74% 53.9 ns
Poor: 58%
This bench: 106%
Great: 110%
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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 5,419 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII RANGER - $107

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $924
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $130SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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