Asus ROG CROSSHAIR VIII DARK HERO

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 208%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 106%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 263%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 104%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics203% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive448% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus ROG CROSSHAIR VIII DARK HERO  (all builds)
Memory24.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 3.6 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210407
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 21 '21 at 14:00
Run Duration242 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 13%
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 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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 4.55 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
104% Outstanding
Memory 90.7
1-Core 157
2-Core 314
104% 187 Pts
4-Core 627
8-Core 1,231
115% 929 Pts
64-Core 3,209
215% 3,209 Pts
Poor: 88%
This bench: 104%
Great: 108%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-Ti-$1,376
Nvidia(10DE 1E04) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2250 MHz, MLim: 3950 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 466.11
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
203% Outstanding
Lighting 245
Reflection 224
Parallax 268
198% 245 fps
MRender 306
Gravity 252
Splatting 190
210% 249 fps
Poor: 125%
This bench: 203%
Great: 197%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force MP600 NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$150
872GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EGFM11.2 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3687 3762 3809 3804 3866 3852 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
448% Outstanding
Read 2,108
Write 3531
Mixed 2,132
SusWrite 3,797
658% 2,892 MB/s
4K Read 47.7
4K Write 184
4K Mixed 81.5
274% 104 MB/s
DQ Read 1,259
DQ Write 862
DQ Mixed 1,095
808% 1,072 MB/s
Poor: 195%
This bench: 448%
Great: 483%
Samsung 960 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$249
744GB free
Firmware: 4B6QCXP7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1467 1455 1465 1459 1455 1456 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
302% Outstanding
Read 2,146
Write 1,492
Mixed 918
SusWrite 1,459
336% 1,504 MB/s
4K Read 48.1
4K Write 129
4K Mixed 66.8
227% 81.4 MB/s
DQ Read 1,442
DQ Write 1,111
DQ Mixed 1198
917% 1,250 MB/s
Poor: 158%
This bench: 302%
Great: 345%
Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB-$80
320GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 99 102 104 105 104 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
56.6% Above average
Read 94.3
Write 128
Mixed 63.8
SusWrite 102
71% 97.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.2
221% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 56.6%
Great: 77%
Samsung Spinpoint F1 1TB-$130
612GB free
Firmware: 1AA01113
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 97 95 95 95 98 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
55.1% Above average
Read 95.4
Write 101
Mixed 57.4
SusWrite 96.2
64% 87.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
178% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 55.1%
Great: 63%
Asmt USB 3.0 Destop H 1TB
888GB free
Firmware: 0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 182 183 181 184 184 184 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 187
Write 180
Mixed 85
SusWrite 183
116% 159 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
156% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 106%
Great: 108%
Asmt USB 3.0 Destop H 500GB
26GB free
Firmware: 0
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 102
Write 102
Mixed 46.2
61% 83.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
141% 1 MB/s
Poor: 13% Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G Skill Intl F4-3600C16-16GTZNC 2x16GB
2 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 3600 MHz
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
120% Outstanding
MC Read 54.5
MC Write 38.6
MC Mixed 40.6
127% 44.6 GB/s
SC Read 29.3
SC Write 25.5
SC Mixed 37.4
88% 30.7 GB/s
Latency 66.2
60% 66.2 ns
Poor: 68%
This bench: 120%
Great: 137%

 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 4,374 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 230%
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Desktop
Desktop 105%
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Workstation
Workstation 285%
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Motherboard: Asus ROG CROSSHAIR VIII DARK HERO

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