Asus 970 PRO GAMING/AURA

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 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 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 51.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics37.6% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive69.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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 (79%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsus 970 PRO GAMING/AURA  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160516
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 20 '17 at 00:02
Run Duration87 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 79%

 PC Performing below expectations (34th 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-$119
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
51.1% Above average
SC Int 65.8
SC Float 67.4
SC Mixed 68.1
54% 67.1 Pts
QC Int 236
QC Float 239
QC Mixed 253
55% 243 Pts
MC Int 438
MC Float 375
MC Mixed 414
62% 409 Pts
Poor: 46%
This bench: 51.1%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti-$145
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 378.78
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
37.6% Below average
Lighting 118
Reflection 78
Parallax 117
36% 104 fps
MRender 79.5
Gravity 109
Splatting 80.3
39% 89.6 fps
Poor: 36%
This bench: 37.6%
Great: 43%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 275GB-$93
204GB free
Firmware: M0CR021 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
69.6% Good
Read 429
Write 320
Mixed 318
79% 355 MB/s
4K Read 23.4
4K Write 49.9
4K Mixed 21.9
90% 31.7 MB/s
DQ Read 149
DQ Write 105
DQ Mixed 34.1
50% 95.8 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 69.6%
Great: 80%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Value DDR3 1600 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
48.5% Average
MC Read 20.2
MC Write 15.4
MC Mixed 17.2
50% 17.6 GB/s
SC Read 8.1
SC Write 7.8
SC Mixed 12.5
27% 9.47 GB/s
Latency 69.6
58% 69.6 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 48.5%
Great: 61%
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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 4,039 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 - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $720
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