Asus 970 PRO GAMING/AURA

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 62.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics65.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive259% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus 970 PRO GAMING/AURA  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161107
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 19 '17 at 17:12
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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-8300-$101
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.5 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
62.6% Good
SC Int 88.8
SC Float 78.1
SC Mixed 82.5
66% 83.1 Pts
QC Int 301
QC Float 272
QC Mixed 306
66% 293 Pts
MC Int 578
MC Float 491
MC Mixed 562
82% 543 Pts
Poor: 43%
This bench: 62.6%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$230
CLim: 1370 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.5.2
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
65.9% Good
Lighting 190
Reflection 177
Parallax 270
68% 212 fps
MRender 138
Gravity 182
Splatting 128
65% 150 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 65.9%
Great: 75%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$140
112GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
70.7% Very good
Read 471
Write 316
Mixed 328
82% 372 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 53.1
4K Mixed 17.2
100% 34.5 MB/s
DQ Read 29.8
DQ Write 113
DQ Mixed 14.8
28% 52.6 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 70.7%
Great: 94%
Samsung SM951 AHCI PCIe M.2 128GB-$116
45GB free
Firmware: BXW2500Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
259% Outstanding
Read 2,862
Write 62.7
Mixed 122
212% 1,015 MB/s
4K Read 348
4K Write 3.76
4K Mixed 3.71
534% 118 MB/s
Poor: 108%
This bench: 259%
Great: 189%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1866C10D3/4G KHX1866C10D3/4G Corsair CMX8GX3M2A1600C9 Corsair CMX8GX3M2A1600C9 16GB
1866, 1866, 1866, 1866 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
54.2% Above average
MC Read 22.8
MC Write 16.1
MC Mixed 19.3
55% 19.4 GB/s
SC Read 11.7
SC Write 8.8
SC Mixed 14.9
34% 11.8 GB/s
Latency 61.1
65% 61.1 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 54.2%
Great: 53%
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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 3,604 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus 970 PRO GAMING/AURA - $90

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $818
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