ROG Benchmarks on the Crosshair VIII Dark Hero with AMD Zen 3 CPUs Andrei Lim January 4, 2021 Geek Tech, GeeksASUS Republic of Gamers announced that renowned overclocker safedisk set 15 Global First Place scores with ROG‘s Crosshair VIII Dark Hero motherboard with the latest AMD architecture. The Crosshair VIII Dark Hero was paired with 3 CPUs from the Zen 3 lineup, namely the Ryzen 5800X, 5900X, and 5950X, to break records for the 8-core, 12-core and 16-core segments, respectively. The tests used were Cinebench R15 and R20, Geekbench 3 and 4, and a couple of processor-intensive benchmark applications. On top of this, safedisk set a new world record for a single-core process in Geekbench 4.What’s mind-blowing is safedisk was able to break the 6 GHz barrier multiple times during his testing, including a record-breaking 6,075 MHz on all 16-cores of the 5950X using GPUPI 3.2 1B, and easily hitting 6 GHz on the same benchmark on a single core. Safedisk was able to take advantage of the ROG Crosshair VIII Dark Hero‘s excellent power delivery and high-quality components.Here’s a quick snapshot of what safedisk accomplished,World Record*Geekbench4 – Single Core11002 8-Core Global First PlacesCinebench R153502 cbCinebench R207977 ptsGeekbench3 – Multi Core63565HWBot x265 Benchmark – 4K27.54 fps 12-Core Global First PlacesCinebench R155228 cbCinebench R2011883 ptsGeekbench3 – Multi Core92598GPUPI for CPU – 1B47.849 sHWBot x265 Benchmark – 4K40.651 fpswPrime – 1024m31.885 sec 16-Core Global First PlacesCinebench R11.575.24 ptsCinebench R156809 cbGeekbench3 – Multi Core118010Geekbench4 – Multi Core88527HWBot x265 Benchmark – 1080p207.458 fps HardwareCPUsAMD Ryzen 5800X, 5900X, and 5950XMotherboardROG Crosshair VIII Dark HeroMemoryG.SKILL Trident Royal F4-4000C15D-16GTRSGraphics cardNVIDIA GeForce GT 710Power supplyEnermax MaxTytan 1250W TitaniumCoolingCustom liquid nitrogen setup* Scores were all recorded internally but will be submitted to HWBot within 24 hours. ** All scores were tracked at approximately 2020-11-05 15:00 GMT.ASUS ROG Crosshair VIII Dark HeroThe ROG Crosshair VIII Dark Hero is an X570 chipset motherboard compatible with the latest Zen 3 CPUs from AMD. It boasts a sizeable chipset heatsink that cools the array efficiently and passively, a first for an X570 motherboard. The VRM features 16 TI power stages to deliver stable and high-quality power to the latest AMD Zen 3 processors. The motherboard features a wide array of connectivity with 2x PCIe 4.0 expansion ports, 2x Pcie 4.0 M.2 slots, 8x USB 3.2 Gen 2 ports with 1x USB-C and 2.5GB Ethernet with WiFi 6.The ROG Crosshair VIII Dark Hero is now available for ₱25,490.