Asus ROG CROSSHAIR VIII DARK HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 161%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 202%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 101%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics160% 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 Drive612% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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 DARK HERO  (all builds)
Memory26.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20201204
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 04 '21 at 02:10
Run Duration262 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%
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 PC Performing above expectations (66th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 9 5950X-$879
AM4, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 32 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Memory 80.5
1-Core 166
2-Core 327
104% 191 Pts
4-Core 645
8-Core 1269
118% 957 Pts
64-Core 2,985
200% 2,985 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 101%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 6800-XT-$650
Device(1EAE 6701) ≥ 4GB
Ram: 16GB, Driver: 21.3.1
Performing below potential (57th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
160% Outstanding
Lighting 205
Reflection 246
Parallax 415
166% 289 fps
MRender 368
Gravity 156
Splatting 266
153% 263 fps
Poor: 150%
This bench: 160%
Great: 171%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDS200T1X0E-00AFY0 2TB
2TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 611100WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4721 4739 4739 4757 4758 4757 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
612% Outstanding
Read 3741
Write 4,734
Mixed 3,139
SusWrite 4,745
926% 4,090 MB/s
4K Read 70.6
4K Write 224
4K Mixed 95.5
348% 130 MB/s
DQ Read 1,594
DQ Write 1,364
DQ Mixed 1,445
1,092% 1,467 MB/s
Poor: 293%
This bench: 612%
Great: 611%
WDS200T1X0E-00AFY0 2TB
2TB free
Firmware: 611100WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2408 2409 2399 2402 2397 2409 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
455% Outstanding
Read 3,420
Write 2,410
Mixed 2,476
SusWrite 2,404
600% 2,677 MB/s
4K Read 68.9
4K Write 198
4K Mixed 91.9
327% 120 MB/s
DQ Read 1,628
DQ Write 1,551
DQ Mixed 1,549
1,174% 1,576 MB/s
Poor: 293%
This bench: 455%
Great: 611%
WD Game Drive 12TB
9.5TB free, PID 263a
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 235 245 231 234 234 229 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 223
Write 232
Mixed 129
SusWrite 235
277% 205 MB/s
4K Read 3.7
4K Write 5.4
4K Mixed 1.2
238% 3.43 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 101%
Great: 117%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMT16GX4M2C3200C16 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
98.9% Outstanding
MC Read 53.8
MC Write 28.3
MC Mixed 30
107% 37.4 GB/s
SC Read 25.3
SC Write 16.1
SC Mixed 27.8
66% 23.1 GB/s
Latency 79.6
50% 79.6 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 98.9%
Great: 122%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical ROG CROSSHAIR VIII DARK HERO Builds (Compare 2,560 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 225%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 279%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG CROSSHAIR VIII DARK HERO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $2,589
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