Asus ROG CROSSHAIR VIII HERO (WI-FI)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 100%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive94.9% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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 (44%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus ROG CROSSHAIR VIII HERO (WI-FI)  (all builds)
Memory26.2 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210407
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 10 '21 at 16:10
Run Duration210 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU 44%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Memory 92.7
1-Core 164
2-Core 322
107% 193 Pts
4-Core 575
8-Core 1,184
108% 880 Pts
64-Core 2,374
159% 2,374 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 100%
Great: 108%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$90
161GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 343 267 267 266 260 263 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
94.9% Outstanding
Read 459
Write 433
Mixed 348
SusWrite 278
85% 379 MB/s
4K Read 38.2
4K Write 81.7
4K Mixed 48.5
163% 56.1 MB/s
DQ Read 240
DQ Write 148
DQ Mixed 165
130% 184 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 94.9%
Great: 115%
WDC WD40EZAZ-00SF3B0 4TB
3.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 163 164 165 166 166 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
26.1% Poor
Read 184
Write 170
Mixed 95.9
SusWrite 164
34% 154 MB/s
4K Read 16.5
4K Write 9
4K Mixed 1
31% 8.83 MB/s
DQ Read 1.3
DQ Write 14.1
DQ Mixed 1.3
3% 5.57 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 26.1%
Great: 40%
Gigabyte Aorus NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$180
780GB free
Firmware: EGFM13.0 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3482 3511 3570 3566 3652 3565 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
436% Outstanding
Read 1,823
Write 2,428
Mixed 2,197
SusWrite 3,558
569% 2,501 MB/s
4K Read 53.7
4K Write 193
4K Mixed 83.7
291% 110 MB/s
DQ Read 1,429
DQ Write 1,090
DQ Mixed 1,320
971% 1,280 MB/s
Poor: 194%
This bench: 436%
Great: 486%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3600 C18 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
132% Outstanding
MC Read 57.9
MC Write 45.5
MC Mixed 44.5
141% 49.3 GB/s
SC Read 32.4
SC Write 27.2
SC Mixed 41.1
96% 33.6 GB/s
Latency 62.7
64% 62.7 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 132%
Great: 123%

 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 8,312 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
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Desktop
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Workstation
Workstation 178%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG CROSSHAIR VIII HERO (WI-FI) - $400

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $2,346
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