Asus MAXIMUS VIII RANGER

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics52.5% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive119% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII RANGER  (all builds)
Memory22.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150810
Uptime6.2 Days
Run DateApr 10 '21 at 12:44
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th 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-$349
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
77% Very good
Memory 87.3
1-Core 117
2-Core 219
82% 141 Pts
4-Core 361
8-Core 517
57% 439 Pts
64-Core 556
37% 556 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 77%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$340
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 457.30
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
52.5% Above average
Lighting 65.8
Reflection 70.1
Parallax 63
53% 66.3 fps
MRender 68.8
Gravity 63.3
Splatting 56.1
52% 62.7 fps
Poor: 45%
This bench: 52.5%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$149
354GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 338 395 380 397 400 348 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Read 485
Write 469
Mixed 400
SusWrite 376
97% 433 MB/s
4K Read 40.6
4K Write 109
4K Mixed 59.1
195% 69.5 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 341
DQ Mixed 358
270% 361 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 119%
Great: 133%
WD Red 4TB (2013)-$110
3TB free
Firmware: 0A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 96 91 99 87 90 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
44.9% Average
Read 64.5
Write 114
Mixed 42.1
SusWrite 92
57% 78.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
113% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 44.9%
Great: 100%
SABRENT 1TB
220GB free
Firmware: 0204
SusWrite @10s intervals: 17 19 10 9.7 9.3 8.7 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
8.09% Terrible
Read 15.8
Write 17.3
Mixed 14.9
SusWrite 12.2
11% 15.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.5
84% 0.47 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 8.09%
Great: 93%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLT8G4D26AFTA.16FAD BLT8G4D26AFTA.16FAD Kingston KHX2666C15D4/8G Kingston KHX2666C15D4/8G 32GB
2133, 2133, 2133, 2133 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
68.8% Good
MC Read 23.5
MC Write 26.8
MC Mixed 22.1
69% 24.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 26.5
SC Mixed 22.4
61% 21.3 GB/s
Latency 70.2
57% 70.2 ns

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS VIII RANGER Builds (Compare 4,708 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 70%
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Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII RANGER - $286

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $1,237
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HDDRAMUSB
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