MIFCOM Battlebox: High-End with Intel and NVIDIA

Individually configurable

Published by Marc Büchel on 17.01.17

MIFCOM is a German system integrator focussing on the German, Austrian and Swiss market. At this point we're going to show you there Battlebox, which is based on an Intel Core i7-6950X CPU and one or two GTX 1080 graphics cards.

With their Battlebox, MIFCOM has a powerful and very good looking basis for gaming systems in their portfolio. Here we're going to look at their flagship offer, the Battlebox Ultimate, which is based on an Intel Core i7-6950X CPU and two NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 graphics cards in SLI.


MIFCOM Battlebox Ultimate

MIFCOM Battlebox Basis

CPU Intel Core i7-6950X Intel Core i7-7700K
Motherboard ASUS Rampage V Edition 10 ASUS ROG Strix Z270F Gaming
RAM 64GB DDR4-2666 Corsair 16GB DDR4-2666 Corsair Vengeance LPX
GPU 2 x GeForce GTX 1080 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080
SSD 1TB Samsung PM961 SSD Samsung 850 Evo 256GB
HDD 6TB WD Caviar Red HDD 1TB Seagate Barracuda
Case Corsair Carbide Air 540 schwarz Corsair Carbide Air 540 Window
PSU Corsair AX860i Corsair RMx 550W
€€€ €6'489.- €2'149.-

MIFCOM Battlebox Ultimate

MIFCOM ships the Battlebox Ultimate with an Intel Core i7-6950X processor, which features 40 Lanes. In combination with the ASUS Rampge V Edition 10 motherboard this is a perfect basis for an SLI rig. Apart from that there are 64 Gigabyte of Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4-2666 memory and a 1 Terabyte Samsung PM961 SSD.
At this point enough has been said, lets now have a look at performance.

Performance - CPU


Battlebox Ultimate - i7-6950X

Battlebox Basis - i7-7700K
PCMark 08 - Creative Suite 6'287 Points 5'834 Points
Handbreak h.264 Encoding 30.13 fps 18.31 fps
Handbreak h.265 Encoding 19.13 fps 12.47 fps
Fire Strike Physix 20'915 Points 14'279 Points
3DMark 11 Physix 16'098 Points 11'835 Points
SiSoft Sandra Arithmetik Dhrystone 295.16 GFLOPS 209.19 GFLOPS
SiSoft Sandra Arithmetik Whetstone 247.50 GFLOPS 123.14 GFLOPS
SiSoft Sandra Multimedia Integer 895.54 MPixel/sec 559.36 MPixel/sec
SiSoft Sandra Multimedia Floating Point 921.00 MPixel/sec 550.75 MPixel/sec
SiSoft Sandra Crypto AES 19.32 GB/sec 12.99 GB/sec
SiSoft Sandra Crypto SHA 11.58 GB/sec 6.48 GB/sec
Blackhole Single Thread 2'892 Points 4'332 Points
Blackhole 4 Thread 3'680 Points 6'152 Points
Blackhole Multithraed 11'700 Points 11'752 Points
Blackhole Total 21'988 Points 22'236 Points
7 Zip 49'807 MIPS 27'766 MIPS
WinRAR 30'073 KByte/sec 11'078 KByte/sec
Cinebench R15 1'856 Points 980 Points
Frybench 191 sec 221 sec
Photoshop 12.1 sec 11.5 sec
Excel 390 sec 343 sec

Performance - GPU


Battlebox Ultimate - GTX 1080 SLI

Battlebox Basis - GTX 1080
3DMark Time Spy DX12 (GPU Score) 10'326 6'948
  Fire Strike Extreme Ultra      
3DMark Fire Strike / Extreme / UItra (GPU Score) 34'683 18'163 9'050 21'837 10'314 4'959
3DMark VR Mark 187.73 fps 181.42 fps
SteamVR 11.00 Points 11.00 Points
  1080p (FHD) 1440p 2160p (UHD) 1080p (FHD) 1440p 2160p (UHD)
ArmA 3 46 44 40.00 44 39 39.00
Ashes of the Singularity DX11 61.00 60.40 51.50 60.90 59.60 50.20
Ashes of the Singularity DX12 71.00 65.00 51.60 70.20 65.10 50.50
Doom OpenGL 4.5 139.00 114.00 66.00 123.96 96.11 55.85
Far Cry Primal 110.00 79.00 74.00 105.00 77.00 41.00
GTA V 129.11 97.96 50.14 86.12 55.02 27.26
Rainbow Six Siege 170.90 108.40 52.40 121.50 78.30 38.40
Total War Warhammer DX11 131.20 123.40 86.60 129.40 91.60 52.30
Total War Warhammer DX12 110.00 86.00 48.60 109.60 85.70 47.20
XCOM 2 84.40 80.94 42.09 69.87 46.85 21.55

Apparently both MIFCOM Battlebox systems are very powerful and especially in the graphics department these systems are highly capable. If you're looking for a PC in cube case, that looks really nice and ships with an attractive service package, then the Battlebox from MIFCOM is definitely a good choice. Furthermore there is even the possibility to individualize those base systems thanks to an extensive online configurator. You can completely customize the Battlebox by changing everything from the CPU, to the memory, lighting or even the service level. Apart from this all the Battlebox systems are very nicely built with a lot of attention to details.

In the case of service MIFCOM system are backed up by a three year warranty plan, which can be extended to five years. The service package includes a clean installation without any bloatware, a complete backup on a separate partition, a simple Pick-up & Return shipment if necessary as well as remote support by the companies own technicians. There is also technical customers can call at any time and it's in no way linked to your warranty plan. That means MIFCOM will also take your call if your warranty plan has expired.

Should you be interested in one of MIFCOMs Blackbox Systems or do you want to toy around with their configurator, please find the links to the two different base configurations right below, which will also directly lead you to the configurator.

Battlebox Ultimate

Battlebox Basis

€6'459.- / ca. CHF 6'599.- €2'149.- / ca. CHF 2'249.-

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