Asus ROG CROSSHAIR VIII DARK HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 109%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (84th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 16 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 108%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics17.8% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive92.8% 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.
Memory64GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 64GB 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)
Memory59.3 GB free of 64 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210319
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateJun 12 '21 at 23:52
Run Duration189 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (84th 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-$780
AM4, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 32 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Memory 95.6
1-Core 168
2-Core 330
110% 198 Pts
4-Core 642
8-Core 1,172
113% 907 Pts
64-Core 2,976
200% 2,976 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 108%
Great: 107%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 560 Ti-$188
EVGA(3842 1563) 1GB
CLim: 900 MHz, MLim: 1053 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 391.01
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
17.8% Very poor
Lighting 20.6
Reflection 28.8
Parallax 19.6
17% 23 fps
MRender 29.6
Gravity 22.6
Splatting 19.9
19% 24 fps
Poor: 16%
This bench: 17.8%
Great: 19%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SHGS31-500GS-2 500GB
352GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 90000Q00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 435 312 289 314 298 290 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
92.8% Outstanding
Read 510
Write 443
Mixed 415
SusWrite 323
95% 423 MB/s
4K Read 31.5
4K Write 84.9
4K Mixed 38.3
142% 51.6 MB/s
DQ Read 220
DQ Write 185
DQ Mixed 200
150% 202 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 92.8%
Great: 106%
Sabrent Rocket 4 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$160
817GB free
Firmware: RKT401.3 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3975 4048 4044 4047 4048 4043 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
499% Outstanding
Read 2,333
Write 3,713
Mixed 2,354
SusWrite 4034
707% 3,109 MB/s
4K Read 51.2
4K Write 237
4K Mixed 92
321% 127 MB/s
DQ Read 1,467
DQ Write 1,232
DQ Mixed 1,400
1,035% 1,366 MB/s
Poor: 205%
This bench: 499%
Great: 484%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BL32G36C16U4B.M16FB1 2x31.5GB
2 of 4 slots used
63GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
138% Outstanding
MC Read 62.6
MC Write 46.2
MC Mixed 46.5
148% 51.8 GB/s
SC Read 33
SC Write 27
SC Mixed 42.1
97% 34 GB/s
Latency 55.4
72% 55.4 ns
Poor: 80%
This bench: 138%
Great: 141%

 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 3,492 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 227%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 104%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 281%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG CROSSHAIR VIII DARK HERO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $2,480
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