Asus CROSSHAIR VI HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (97th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 3 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus CROSSHAIR VI HERO  (all builds)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.4 GHz
Display1680 x 950 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20200731
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateNov 15 '20 at 02:13
Run Duration173 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 7 1800X-$315
AM4, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
88.2% Excellent
Memory 89.6
1-Core 117
2-Core 234
85% 147 Pts
4-Core 466
8-Core 882
84% 674 Pts
64-Core 1,275
86% 1,275 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 88.2%
Great: 82%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$88
25GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B7QCXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 743
Write 631
Mixed 288
122% 554 MB/s
4K Read 38
4K Write 93.7
4K Mixed 44.7
164% 58.8 MB/s
DQ Read 847
DQ Write 673
DQ Mixed 742
560% 754 MB/s
Poor: 142% Great: 233%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
23GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 472
Write 464
Mixed 400
100% 446 MB/s
4K Read 37.9
4K Write 83.2
4K Mixed 50.5
166% 57.2 MB/s
DQ Read 282
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 355
256% 327 MB/s
Poor: 68% Great: 123%
WD Green 500GB (2012)
49GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 78.2
Write 81
Mixed 74.5
59% 77.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 0.7
157% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 28% Great: 81%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$70
77GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 110
Write 84
Mixed 77.5
68% 90.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.8
161% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 37% Great: 78%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G Skill Intl F4-3200C14-8GTZR 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
120% Outstanding
MC Read 47.4
MC Write 44.4
MC Mixed 39.8
125% 43.9 GB/s
SC Read 27.4
SC Write 44.5
SC Mixed 33.8
101% 35.2 GB/s
Latency 67.7
59% 67.7 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 120%
Great: 121%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical CROSSHAIR VI HERO Builds (Compare 6,911 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 106%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus CROSSHAIR VI HERO - $227

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 43% - Average Total price: $1,788
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