Asus ROG CROSSHAIR VIII DARK HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 102%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 145%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (28th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 72 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 97.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics115% 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 Drive254% 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.
MotherboardAsus ROG CROSSHAIR VIII DARK HERO  (all builds)
Memory46.3 GB free of 64 GB @ 3.8 GHz
Display3840 x 1600 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210526
Uptime3 Days
Run DateJul 24 '21 at 07:06
Run Duration243 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing below expectations (28th 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-$878
AM4, 1 CPU, 16 cores, 32 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
97.7% Outstanding
Memory 82.9
1-Core 154
2-Core 307
100% 181 Pts
4-Core 602
8-Core 1,164
109% 883 Pts
64-Core 3,047
204% 3,047 Pts
Poor: 90%
This bench: 97.7%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 3090-$1,500
Asus(1043 87B3) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2220 MHz, MLim: 5325 MHz, Ram: 24GB, Driver: 471.11
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (142 fps cap detected)
115% Outstanding
Lighting 142
Reflection 142
Parallax 141
115% 142 fps
MRender 142
Gravity 141
Splatting 142
114% 142 fps
Poor: 191%
This bench: 115%
Great: 257%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 980 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$180
541GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3B2QGXA7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1846 1878 1869 1864 1889 1802 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
254% Outstanding
Read 2,055
Write 1,926
Mixed 2,003
SusWrite 1,858
442% 1,960 MB/s
4K Read 54
4K Write 32
4K Mixed 36.9
146% 41 MB/s
DQ Read 503
DQ Write 128
DQ Mixed 217
185% 283 MB/s
Poor: 288%
This bench: 254%
Great: 459%
Samsung 980 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 2TB-$360
319GB free
Firmware: 3B2QGXA7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1887 1908 1890 1893 1873 1848 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
289% Outstanding
Read 2,221
Write 1,982
Mixed 1,414
SusWrite 1,883
421% 1,875 MB/s
4K Read 41.4
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 55.1
195% 71.1 MB/s
DQ Read 742
DQ Write 377
DQ Mixed 610
440% 576 MB/s
Poor: 293%
This bench: 289%
Great: 499%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$120
213GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 394 398 399 394 401 400 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 448
Write 434
Mixed 380
SusWrite 398
94% 415 MB/s
4K Read 37.6
4K Write 71
4K Mixed 48.1
156% 52.2 MB/s
DQ Read 238
DQ Write 194
DQ Mixed 178
144% 203 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 101%
Great: 133%
Samsung 860 Pro 2TB-$380
435GB free
Firmware: RVM02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 420 429 424 427 424 418 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 452
Write 412
Mixed 414
SusWrite 424
96% 425 MB/s
4K Read 37.9
4K Write 70
4K Mixed 47.1
155% 51.7 MB/s
DQ Read 248
DQ Write 153
DQ Mixed 164
132% 188 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 101%
Great: 132%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMW64GX4M2D3600C18 2x31.5GB
2 of 4 slots used
63GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3800 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
120% Outstanding
MC Read 54.7
MC Write 39
MC Mixed 40.9
128% 44.9 GB/s
SC Read 28.4
SC Write 27.5
SC Mixed 37.3
89% 31.1 GB/s
Latency 75.3
53% 75.3 ns
Poor: 61%
This bench: 120%
Great: 134%

 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 12 10 144 38.2" 1280 720 GSM7735 38GL950G
Typical ROG CROSSHAIR VIII DARK HERO Builds (Compare 4,469 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 228%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 105%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 281%
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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