Asus ROG CROSSHAIR VIII HERO (WI-FI)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 86.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics55.4% 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 Drive350% 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.
Very high background CPU (100%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsus ROG CROSSHAIR VIII HERO (WI-FI)  (all builds)
Memory26.5 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210319
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 20 '21 at 07:09
Run Duration187 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 100%
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 PC Performing as expected (50th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Ryzen 9 5900X-$550
AM4, 1 CPU, 12 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
86.8% Excellent
Memory 94.8
1-Core 108
2-Core 213
82% 139 Pts
4-Core 423
8-Core 838
78% 630 Pts
64-Core 1,250
84% 1,250 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 86.8%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
Nvidia(10DE 11D7) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (37th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
55.4% Above average
Lighting 66.6
Reflection 75.1
Parallax 66
54% 69.2 fps
MRender 68
Gravity 71.5
Splatting 67.9
57% 69.1 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 55.4%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$145
821GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXM7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2262 2082 1402 1410 1432 1452 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
350% Outstanding
Read 2,552
Write 2,448
Mixed 1889
SusWrite 1,673
481% 2,141 MB/s
4K Read 63
4K Write 166
4K Mixed 89.2
298% 106 MB/s
DQ Read 1,302
DQ Write 1,095
DQ Mixed 1,212
904% 1,203 MB/s
Poor: 244%
This bench: 350%
Great: 382%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$53
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 181 187 188 190 210 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 168
Write 151
Mixed 78.8
SusWrite 191
108% 147 MB/s
4K Read 2.8
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.1
139% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 103%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW32GX4M4C3600C18 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
105% Outstanding
MC Read 45.1
MC Write 26.9
MC Mixed 40.8
108% 37.6 GB/s
SC Read 30
SC Write 26.4
SC Mixed 38.7
91% 31.7 GB/s
Latency 57.7
69% 57.7 ns
Poor: 67%
This bench: 105%
Great: 133%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical ROG CROSSHAIR VIII HERO (WI-FI) Builds (Compare 8,443 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 153%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 176%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG CROSSHAIR VIII HERO (WI-FI) - $400

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $2,351
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