Asus ROG CROSSHAIR VII HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (15th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 85 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics124% 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. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
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 (15th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD Ryzen 5 2600-$127
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.85 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
78.4% Very good
SC Int 103
SC Float 114
SC Mixed 108
87% 108 Pts
QC Int 356
QC Float 376
QC Mixed 366
83% 366 Pts
MC Int 782
MC Float 790
MC Mixed 797
118% 790 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 78.4%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Lighting 398
Reflection 371
Parallax 384
122% 385 fps
MRender 238
Gravity 386
Splatting 244
126% 289 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 124%
Great: 139%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$82
377GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC46
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 68 76 104 95 94 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th 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: 58%
This bench: 53.8%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB-$68
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 3000 MHz clocked @ 1500 MHz
Performing way below expectations (3rd 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: 105%
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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 ROG CROSSHAIR VII HERO Builds (Compare 4,069 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 127%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 133%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 131%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG CROSSHAIR VII HERO - $255

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 123% - Outstanding Total price: $1,506
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HDDRAMUSB
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