Performance Results

Gaming 160%
Desktop 102%
Workstation 183%
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 102%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics157% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive163% 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 11 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus ROG CROSSHAIR VIII DARK HERO  (all builds)
Memory8.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20210730
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJan 15 '22 at 09:23
Run Duration187 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 18%
Watch Gameplay: 6800-XT + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 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 5900X-$480
AM4, 1 CPU, 12 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Memory 81.8
1-Core 167
2-Core 329
105% 193 Pts
4-Core 654
8-Core 1249
118% 952 Pts
64-Core 2,340
157% 2,340 Pts
Poor: 92%
This bench: 102%
Great: 109%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 6800-XT-$650
Device(1EAE 6701) ≥ 4GB
Ram: 16GB, Driver: 21.12.1
Performing below potential (33rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
157% Outstanding
Lighting 200
Reflection 243
Parallax 408
161% 283 fps
MRender 361
Gravity 157
Splatting 263
153% 260 fps
Poor: 150%
This bench: 157%
Great: 171%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SNVS2000G 2TB
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: S8442105
SusWrite @10s intervals: 549 405 696 437 242 392 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
163% Outstanding
Read 1,382
Write 672
Mixed 939
SusWrite 454
191% 861 MB/s
4K Read 47.1
4K Write 157
4K Mixed 25
187% 76.5 MB/s
DQ Read 866
DQ Write 340
DQ Mixed 512
403% 573 MB/s
Poor: 143%
This bench: 163%
Great: 263%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G Skill Intl F4-3600C16-8GVKC 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
103% Outstanding
MC Read 42.7
MC Write 38.7
MC Mixed 31.2
107% 37.5 GB/s
SC Read 28
SC Write 26.5
SC Mixed 35.7
86% 30.1 GB/s
Latency 77.3
52% 77.3 ns
Poor: 66%
This bench: 103%
Great: 126%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 22: 2R 2G 6B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
22% 29% 35 334 270 170 27" 2560 1440 AUS2705 VG27AQL1A
History: Score 25: 3R 2G 4B | Score 22: 2R 2G 6B
Typical ROG CROSSHAIR VIII DARK HERO Builds (Compare 6,637 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 231%
Desktop 106%
Workstation 288%


EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $2,454
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