Asus ROG CROSSHAIR VIII DARK HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
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 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 98.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive497% 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.
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.
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
MotherboardAsus ROG CROSSHAIR VIII DARK HERO  (all builds)
Memory9.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210319
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateApr 25 '21 at 08:14
Run Duration216 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU1%

 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 Server
AMD Ryzen 9 5950X-$875
AM4, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 32 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
98.8% Outstanding
Memory 81.7
1-Core 159
2-Core 323
103% 188 Pts
4-Core 620
8-Core 1,250
115% 935 Pts
64-Core 2,961
199% 2,961 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 98.8%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3090-$1,500
Gigabyte(1458 4043) ≥ 4GB; 3090
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 4875 MHz, Ram: 24GB, Driver: 466.11
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 263
Reflection 258
Parallax 283
213% 268 fps
Gravity 234
Splatting 173
239% 203 fps
Poor: 190% Great: 258%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WDS200T1X0E-00AFY0 2TB
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 611100WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4611 4639 3656 1602 1453 1376 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
497% Outstanding
Read 3743
Write 4,666
Mixed 3,132
SusWrite 2,890
814% 3,608 MB/s
4K Read 70.6
4K Write 227
4K Mixed 96.6
351% 131 MB/s
DQ Read 1,538
DQ Write 1,288
DQ Mixed 1,454
1,078% 1,426 MB/s
Poor: 292%
This bench: 497%
Great: 608%
Corsair Force GS 240GB-$261
192GB free
Firmware: 5.07
SusWrite @10s intervals: 222 195 194 200 198 201 MB/s
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
67.7% Good
Read 375
Write 257
Mixed 282
SusWrite 202
62% 279 MB/s
4K Read 24.2
4K Write 42
4K Mixed 29
96% 31.7 MB/s
DQ Read 262
DQ Write 205
DQ Mixed 156
138% 208 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 67.7%
Great: 93%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$90
65GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 100 100 100 100 100 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
52.5% Above average
Read 81.3
Write 85.2
Mixed 49.7
SusWrite 99.5
58% 78.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 7.8
4K Mixed 0.6
228% 2.93 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 52.5%
Great: 115%
WD Red 3TB (2012)-$109
2.5TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 139 142 144 144 144 144 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
82.6% Excellent
Read 145
Write 128
Mixed 81.4
SusWrite 143
91% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
193% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 82.6%
Great: 89%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G Skill Intl F4-4600C18-8GTRS 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below potential (19th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
87.1% Excellent
MC Read 43.4
MC Write 27.2
MC Mixed 27
93% 32.5 GB/s
SC Read 22.2
SC Write 15.8
SC Mixed 24.5
60% 20.8 GB/s
Latency 77.5
52% 77.5 ns
Poor: 79%
This bench: 87.1%
Great: 133%

 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 2,614 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 227%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 281%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG CROSSHAIR VIII DARK HERO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $2,575
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