Asus CROSSHAIR VI HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 69.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics37.2% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus CROSSHAIR VI HERO  (all builds)
Memory3.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20180122
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 11 '19 at 03:16
Run Duration182 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Ryzen 7 2700-$160
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
69.9% Good
1-Core 101
2-Core 200
71% 150 Pts
4-Core 394
8-Core 724
70% 559 Pts
64-Core 939
63% 939 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 69.9%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280X-$500
PwrHis(1787 3001) 3GB
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 19.10.2
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
37.2% Below average
Lighting 145
Reflection 83.2
Parallax 194
38% 140 fps
MRender 63.9
Gravity 146
Splatting 90.3
37% 100 fps
Poor: 33%
This bench: 37.2%
Great: 42%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZNLN256HCHP-000L2 256GB
31GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT23L0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 75 74 75 77 76 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
206GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 121 123 122 123 122 MB/s
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
90.8% Outstanding
Read 194
Write 177
Mixed 106
SusWrite 122
110% 150 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 1.2
245% 1.87 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 90.8%
Great: 109%
WD Green 1TB (2009)-$95
20GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 46 49 48 49 50 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
28.7% Poor
Read 53.3
Write 53.2
Mixed 22.2
SusWrite 47.1
32% 43.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.2
4K Mixed 0.2
30% 0.17 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 28.7%
Great: 59%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$69
25GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 55 54 55 56 56 57 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
31.5% Below average
Read 54
Write 52.5
Mixed 52
SusWrite 55.3
40% 53.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
130% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 31.5%
Great: 67%
WD Blue 640GB (2008)-$30
115GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 56 57 57 57 57 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
40.1% Average
Read 82.5
Write 77
Mixed 60
SusWrite 56.8
51% 69.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1
179% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 40.1%
Great: 63%
WD Blue 640GB (2008)-$30
148GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 93 94 95 95 95 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
53.7% Above average
Read 92.7
Write 90.5
Mixed 62.7
SusWrite 94.3
63% 85.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1
177% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 53.7%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F4 DDR4 3200 C16 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 3000 MHz clocked @ 1500 MHz
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
48.3% Average
MC Read 20
MC Write 14.4
MC Mixed 15
47% 16.5 GB/s
SC Read 13.7
SC Write 15.7
SC Mixed 15.9
43% 15.1 GB/s
Latency 74.9
53% 74.9 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 48.3%
Great: 59%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
Desktop 93%
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Workstation
Workstation 93%
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Motherboard: Asus CROSSHAIR VI HERO - $148

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