Asus ROG CROSSHAIR VII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (16th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 84 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 72.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics103% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Very high background CPU (58%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus ROG CROSSHAIR VII HERO  (all builds)
Memory7.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20181207
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateJun 20 '19 at 00:24
Run Duration119 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 58%

 PC Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 2600-$141
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.85 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
72.6% Very good
Memory 77.2
1-Core 108
2-Core 201
75% 129 Pts
4-Core 366
8-Core 637
63% 501 Pts
64-Core 797
54% 797 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$520
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing below potential (39th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
103% Outstanding
Lighting 398
Reflection 371
Parallax 384
105% 385 fps
MRender 238
Gravity 386
Splatting 244
103% 289 fps
Poor: 78%
This bench: 103%
Great: 116%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$60
377GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC46
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 68 76 104 95 94 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
53.8% Above average
Read 101
Write 92
Mixed 74.7
SusWrite 86.8
66% 88.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.5
109% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 53.8%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$70
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3000 MHz clocked @ 1500 MHz
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
45.3% Average
MC Read 17.4
MC Write 14.6
MC Mixed 15.6
45% 15.9 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 11.6
SC Mixed 13.7
36% 12.7 GB/s
Latency 85.9
47% 85.9 ns
Poor: 55%
This bench: 45.3%
Great: 104%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical ROG CROSSHAIR VII HERO Builds (Compare 8,395 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 115%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 117%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 108%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG CROSSHAIR VII HERO - $250

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $1,493
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