Asus MAXIMUS VIII RANGER

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 110%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 92%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 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 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 86.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics135% 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 Drive125% 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 (19%). 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 @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160919
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 30 '16 at 04:37
Run Duration89 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing below expectations (31st 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-$315
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
86.9% Excellent
SC Int 124
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 127
102% 128 Pts
QC Int 390
QC Float 452
QC Mixed 413
95% 418 Pts
MC Int 624
MC Float 692
MC Mixed 675
99% 664 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 86.9%
Great: 105%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$500
EVGA(3842 6288) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 376.9
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
135% Outstanding
Lighting 456
Reflection 407
Parallax 426
133% 430 fps
MRender 242
Gravity 436
Splatting 256
126% 311 fps
Poor: 78%
This bench: 135%
Great: 142%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$350
375GB free
Firmware: 1B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
125% Outstanding
Read 740
Write 636
Mixed 703
155% 693 MB/s
4K Read 52.1
4K Write 98.8
4K Mixed 35.1
176% 62 MB/s
DQ Read 52.6
DQ Write 158
DQ Mixed 34.7
47% 81.8 MB/s
Poor: 152%
This bench: 125%
Great: 281%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 4x4GB-$140
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
71% Very good
MC Read 25.4
MC Write 27.2
MC Mixed 22.2
71% 24.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.9
SC Write 27.5
SC Mixed 22.2
63% 22.2 GB/s
Latency 70.4
57% 70.4 ns
Poor: 70%
This bench: 71%
Great: 120%
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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 3,856 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII RANGER - $167

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $1,099
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HDDRAMUSB
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