Performance Results

Gaming 56%
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 61%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 93.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics52.9% 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 Drive100% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
MotherboardAsus ROG CROSSHAIR VIII HERO  (all builds)
Memory28.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20190909
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 15 '19 at 01:13
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU1%
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 PC Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 9 3900X-$505
AM4, 1 CPU, 12 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
93.4% Outstanding
Memory 84.2
1-Core 140
2-Core 279
94% 168 Pts
4-Core 550
8-Core 1,072
100% 811 Pts
64-Core 1,909
128% 1,909 Pts
Poor: 81%
This bench: 93.4%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$188
CLim: 1306 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.10.1
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
52.9% Above average
Lighting 66
Reflection 67.8
Parallax 91.6
54% 75.1 fps
MRender 67.5
Gravity 65.9
Splatting 55
40% 62.8 fps
Poor: 37%
This bench: 52.9%
Great: 54%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 250GB-$34
170GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR020
SusWrite @10s intervals: 414 420 419 413 221 211 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 487
Write 420
Mixed 402
SusWrite 350
93% 415 MB/s
4K Read 36.6
4K Write 79.9
4K Mixed 49.4
161% 55.3 MB/s
DQ Read 221
DQ Write 184
DQ Mixed 183
142% 196 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 100%
Great: 124%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
900GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 178 176 173 179 179 179 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 202
Write 172
Mixed 117
SusWrite 177
123% 167 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1.2
239% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 109%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3200 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
113% Outstanding
MC Read 45
MC Write 40
MC Mixed 41.6
121% 42.2 GB/s
SC Read 26.2
SC Write 23.8
SC Mixed 36.8
83% 28.9 GB/s
Latency 73.1
55% 73.1 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 113%
Great: 112%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical ROG CROSSHAIR VIII HERO Builds (Compare 2,678 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 151%
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 174%


EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $2,039
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