Asus MAXIMUS VIII RANGER

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 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 79.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics39.6% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII RANGER  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.2 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151211
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 19:34
Run Duration82 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (46th 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 i7-6700-$319
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
79.6% Very good
SC Int 114
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 117
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 381
QC Float 402
QC Mixed 378
88% 387 Pts
MC Int 589
MC Float 670
MC Mixed 630
94% 629 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 79.6%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1813 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
39.6% Below average
Lighting 128
Reflection 107
Parallax 132
40% 122 fps
MRender 84.7
Gravity 111
Splatting 76.6
39% 90.8 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 39.6%
Great: 45%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
185GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
93% Outstanding
Read 168
Write 157
Mixed 141
116% 155 MB/s
4K Read 0.86
4K Write 1.36
4K Mixed 0.25
89% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 93%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 2400 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2187 MHz
Performing below potential (8th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
71.7% Very good
MC Read 28
MC Write 28.6
MC Mixed 20.8
74% 25.8 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 23.5
SC Mixed 20.6
56% 19.5 GB/s
Latency 69.8
57% 69.8 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 71.7%
Great: 101%
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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 4,835 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 - $92

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 96% - Outstanding Total price: $982
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