Asus ROG CROSSHAIR VIII DARK HERO

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 103%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive219% 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 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardAsus ROG CROSSHAIR VIII DARK HERO  (all builds)
Memory8.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210407
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateApr 28 '21 at 03:34
Run Duration242 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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-$600
AM4, 1 CPU, 12 cores, 24 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Memory 94.1
1-Core 166
2-Core 330
109% 197 Pts
4-Core 602
8-Core 1,196
111% 899 Pts
64-Core 2,539
170% 2,539 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 103%
Great: 108%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$120
812GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 42A4SANA Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1593 1023 1019 1011 1016 1015 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
219% Outstanding
Read 2,172
Write 2295
Mixed 205
SusWrite 1,113
322% 1,446 MB/s
4K Read 34.5
4K Write 76.1
4K Mixed 50.1
157% 53.6 MB/s
DQ Read 560
DQ Write 119
DQ Mixed 318
239% 332 MB/s
Poor: 183%
This bench: 219%
Great: 369%
Crucial MX500 1TB-$100
70GB free
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 437 429 435 437 438 439 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 431
Mixed 406
SusWrite 436
100% 444 MB/s
4K Read 36.6
4K Write 90.6
4K Mixed 50.7
168% 59.3 MB/s
DQ Read 236
DQ Write 193
DQ Mixed 199
153% 209 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 109%
Great: 125%
Crucial MX500 2TB-$179
640GB free
Firmware: M3CR033
SusWrite @10s intervals: 441 442 439 440 442 441 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 497
Write 431
Mixed 396
SusWrite 441
99% 441 MB/s
4K Read 35
4K Write 89
4K Mixed 50.4
165% 58.1 MB/s
DQ Read 232
DQ Write 198
DQ Mixed 119
115% 183 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 108%
Great: 125%
WD Elements 25A3 10TB
3TB free, PID 25a3
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 149 151 155 152 156 150 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
69.3% Good
Read 138
Write 150
Mixed 99.5
SusWrite 152
184% 135 MB/s
4K Read 1.8
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 1.2
221% 2.7 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 69.3%
Great: 98%
WD Elements 25A3 12TB
10TB free, PID 25a3
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 204 194 200 201 198 201 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 208
Write 218
Mixed 206
SusWrite 200
285% 208 MB/s
4K Read 11.4
4K Write 9.1
4K Mixed 1.2
393% 7.23 MB/s
DQ Read 0.9
DQ Write 9.1
DQ Mixed 1.5
364% 3.83 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 104%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G Skill Intl F4-4000C15-8GTZR 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 4000 MHz
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
123% Outstanding
MC Read 50.7
MC Write 46.4
MC Mixed 39.3
130% 45.5 GB/s
SC Read 30.6
SC Write 26.5
SC Mixed 42
94% 33 GB/s
Latency 59.5
67% 59.5 ns
Poor: 105%
This bench: 123%
Great: 140%

 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 4,474 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 228%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 282%
UFO

Motherboard: Asus ROG CROSSHAIR VIII DARK HERO

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $2,558
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