Asus MAXIMUS VIII RANGER

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 89.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics43.7% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive70.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII RANGER  (all builds)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151110
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateMar 01 '18 at 08:13
Run Duration199 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (60th 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-$359
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
89.3% Excellent
SC Int 125
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 130
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 388
QC Float 446
QC Mixed 426
95% 420 Pts
MC Int 590
MC Float 738
MC Mixed 704
101% 677 Pts
Poor: 77%
This bench: 89.3%
Great: 103%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$200
EVGA(3842 3966) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1544 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
43.7% Average
Lighting 150
Reflection 121
Parallax 134
45% 135 fps
MRender 82.6
Gravity 128
Splatting 86.8
43% 99.1 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 43.7%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SP600 128GB
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.9 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
70.9% Very good
Read 473
Write 120
Mixed 191
57% 261 MB/s
4K Read 30.6
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 21.4
129% 52 MB/s
DQ Read 206
DQ Write 110
DQ Mixed 19.8
52% 112 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 70.9%
Great: 85%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$48
291GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
57.6% Above average
Read 103
Write 98.2
Mixed 93.4
74% 98 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.32
91% 0.81 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 57.6%
Great: 112%
Samsung Spinpoint F1 1TB-$99
225GB free
Firmware: 1AA01106 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
67% Good
Read 106
Write 128
Mixed 113
87% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.83
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.58
140% 1.21 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 67%
Great: 64%
Kingston SV300S37A60G 320GB
181GB free
Firmware: 12.01B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
42.6% Average
Read 71.3
Write 76.7
Mixed 75.2
56% 74.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 2.26
4K Mixed 0.38
111% 1.09 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 42.6%
Great: 43%
WD My Passport 25E2 2TB
1.5TB free, PID 25e2
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
41.8% Average
Read 102
Write 98.5
Mixed 96.9
127% 99.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.35
4K Write 1.76
4K Mixed 0.2
68% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 41.8%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial Ballistix Sport LT DDR4 2400 C16 2x8GB-$160
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
46.1% Average
MC Read 15.9
MC Write 15.9
MC Mixed 13.2
43% 15 GB/s
SC Read 13.7
SC Write 17
SC Mixed 16.3
45% 15.7 GB/s
Latency 61.7
65% 61.7 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 46.1%
Great: 89%
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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 5,659 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser

Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII RANGER - $105

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $1,152
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