Asus 970 PRO GAMING/AURA

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 56.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics67.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
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.
Very high background CPU (40%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus 970 PRO GAMING/AURA  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161107
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 21 '17 at 01:11
Run Duration86 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 40%

 PC Performing as expected (56th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD FX-8350-$115
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
56.4% Above average
SC Int 80.1
SC Float 70.7
SC Mixed 73.9
60% 74.9 Pts
QC Int 281
QC Float 243
QC Mixed 277
61% 267 Pts
MC Int 494
MC Float 426
MC Mixed 498
71% 473 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 56.4%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$265
CLim: 1342 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
67.3% Good
Lighting 182
Reflection 166
Parallax 279
67% 209 fps
MRender 144
Gravity 192
Splatting 130
67% 156 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 67.3%
Great: 71%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba X300 4TB-$106
3.5TB free
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 180
Write 179
Mixed 164
131% 174 MB/s
4K Read 3.55
4K Write 2.13
4K Mixed 0.33
224% 2 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 103%
Great: 102%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
43.8% Average
MC Read 16.9
MC Write 14.9
MC Mixed 15
45% 15.6 GB/s
SC Read 9.2
SC Write 8.4
SC Mixed 12.1
28% 9.9 GB/s
Latency 77
52% 77 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 43.8%
Great: 65%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 970 PRO GAMING/AURA Builds (Compare 4,527 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus 970 PRO GAMING/AURA - $143

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $741
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