Asus ROG CROSSHAIR VIII DARK HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 107%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
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 103%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics33% 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 Drive271% 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.
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus ROG CROSSHAIR VIII DARK HERO  (all builds)
Memory52.2 GB free of 64 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210305
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 14 '21 at 04:08
Run Duration212 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 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-$740
AM4, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 32 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Memory 91.1
1-Core 161
2-Core 320
106% 191 Pts
4-Core 620
8-Core 1,179
111% 899 Pts
64-Core 2,709
182% 2,709 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 103%
Great: 110%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3090-$1,500
EVGA(3842 3975) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 4875 MHz, Ram: 24GB, Driver: 496.13
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
33% Below average
Lighting 46.4
Reflection 34.8
Parallax 42
38% 41.1 fps
MRender 53.6
Gravity 31.1
Splatting 22.3
28% 35.7 fps
Poor: 175%
This bench: 33%
Great: 260%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 980 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$170
534GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QGXA7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1968 1909 1898 1472 1942 1789 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
271% Outstanding
Read 2,082
Write 2670
Mixed 1,244
SusWrite 1,830
441% 1,956 MB/s
4K Read 46.2
4K Write 59.9
4K Mixed 50.7
167% 52.3 MB/s
DQ Read 959
DQ Write 141
DQ Mixed 269
269% 456 MB/s
Poor: 283%
This bench: 271%
Great: 476%
Samsung 980 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$170
881GB free
Firmware: 2B2QGXA7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2590 2540 2553 2418 2075 1515 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
321% Outstanding
Read 2,377
Write 2,433
Mixed 2,501
SusWrite 2,282
542% 2,398 MB/s
4K Read 65.5
4K Write 62.8
4K Mixed 56.6
205% 61.6 MB/s
DQ Read 966
DQ Write 117
DQ Mixed 224
244% 436 MB/s
Poor: 283%
This bench: 321%
Great: 476%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G Skill Intl F4-3600C16-16GTZNC 4x16GB
4 of 4 slots used
64GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
131% Outstanding
MC Read 64.7
MC Write 41.7
MC Mixed 41.7
141% 49.4 GB/s
SC Read 31
SC Write 26.6
SC Mixed 38.6
92% 32.1 GB/s
Latency 65.6
61% 65.6 ns
Poor: 72%
This bench: 131%
Great: 138%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 7 5 120 27" 1280 720 AUS27A4 ROG PG27U
Typical ROG CROSSHAIR VIII DARK HERO Builds (Compare 5,561 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 231%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 106%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 288%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG CROSSHAIR VIII DARK HERO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $2,410
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