Asus MAXIMUS VIII RANGER

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics72.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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 (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
1 month ago, 22 days ago.
MotherboardAsus MAXIMUS VIII RANGER  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160919
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateJul 15 '19 at 15:02
Run Duration178 Seconds
Run User JOR-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-7700K-$333
LGA1151, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
80.2% Excellent
1-Core 133
2-Core 254
92% 194 Pts
4-Core 448
8-Core 655
71% 552 Pts
64-Core 651
44% 651 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 80.2%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
72.1% Very good
Lighting 273
Reflection 253
Parallax 227
68% 251 fps
MRender 201
Gravity 291
Splatting 224
77% 239 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 72.1%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 480GB-$51
71GB free
Firmware: 003056RI
SusWrite @10s intervals: 309 206 192 106 136 156 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - drive id incomplete or inconclusive
Read 466
Write 417
Mixed 348
SusWrite 184
79% 354 MB/s
4K Read 36.2
4K Write 85.9
4K Mixed 38.9
150% 53.7 MB/s
DQ Read 316
DQ Write 247
DQ Mixed 183
164% 249 MB/s
Poor: 39% Great: 97%
Samsung 970 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$150
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B2QEXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,497
Write 2,043
Mixed 1,232
426% 1,924 MB/s
4K Read 57.5
4K Write 173
4K Mixed 76.7
277% 102 MB/s
DQ Read 1,083
DQ Write 859
DQ Mixed 1,148
811% 1,030 MB/s
Poor: 263% Great: 398%
WD WD10EURX 1TB-$37
891GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 143 142 143 142 142 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
80.1% Excellent
Read 137
Write 135
Mixed 76.2
SusWrite 142
90% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1
196% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 80.1%
Great: 88%
Seagate SkyHawk 2TB (2016)-$65
2TB free
Firmware: CV12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 158 158 158 158 154 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
90.6% Outstanding
Read 159
Write 156
Mixed 75.7
SusWrite 157
100% 137 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.7
140% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 90.6%
Great: 99%
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.C 1TB-$48
931GB free
Firmware: JP4OA3EA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 131 129 129 131 128 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
76% Very good
Read 136
Write 130
Mixed 67
SusWrite 129
85% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
163% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 76%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (15th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
72.9% Very good
MC Read 26.8
MC Write 27.9
MC Mixed 22.2
73% 25.6 GB/s
SC Read 18.1
SC Write 28.8
SC Mixed 23.3
67% 23.4 GB/s
Latency 74.3
54% 74.3 ns
Poor: 65%
This bench: 72.9%
Great: 109%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical MAXIMUS VIII RANGER Builds (Compare 7,834 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 56%
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Motherboard: Asus MAXIMUS VIII RANGER - $286

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $1,116
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