Performance Results

Gaming 52%
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 50%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 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 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics59% 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 Drive214% 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.
MotherboardAsus ROG CROSSHAIR VIII FORMULA  (all builds)
Memory11 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210305
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateMay 02 '21 at 09:10
Run Duration185 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 5 3600XT-$300
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
80.3% Excellent
Memory 69.5
1-Core 132
2-Core 265
85% 156 Pts
4-Core 489
8-Core 759
80% 624 Pts
64-Core 1,068
72% 1,068 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 80.3%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 5500-XT-$879
Ram: 8GB, Driver: 21.4.1
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
59% Above average
Lighting 72.1
Reflection 67.6
Parallax 101
58% 80.1 fps
MRender 55.3
Gravity 77.9
Splatting 44.3
60% 59.2 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 59%
Great: 60%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sabrent Rocket 4 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$160
323GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RKT401.3 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1092 849 774 848 827 675 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
214% Outstanding
Read 1,974
Write 2,711
Mixed 2,128
SusWrite 844
432% 1,914 MB/s
4K Read 44.2
4K Write 84.5
4K Mixed 61.6
191% 63.4 MB/s
DQ Read 739
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 474
365% 509 MB/s
Poor: 200%
This bench: 214%
Great: 479%
Amd-raid WDC WD20EZAZ-00L 2TB
2TB free
Firmware: 80.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 182 184 182 183 185 186 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
106% Outstanding
Read 185
Write 185
Mixed 57.6
SusWrite 184
111% 153 MB/s
4K Read 3.8
4K Write 5
4K Mixed 0.5
306% 3.1 MB/s
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G Skill Intl F4-4000C15-8GVK 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
66.7% Good
MC Read 28.4
MC Write 17.8
MC Mixed 25.8
69% 24 GB/s
SC Read 21.1
SC Write 17.1
SC Mixed 22.8
58% 20.3 GB/s
Latency 103
39% 103 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 66.7%
Great: 153%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical ROG CROSSHAIR VIII FORMULA Builds (Compare 1,916 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 199%
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation 229%


EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $2,200
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