Asus 970 PRO GAMING/AURA

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (11th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 89 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 51.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics25.9% 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 Drive132% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (100%). 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)
Memory4.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161107
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateMay 20 '17 at 02:47
Run Duration89 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU 100%

 PC Performing way below expectations (11th 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 (9th percentile)
51.4% Above average
SC Int 64
SC Float 59.5
SC Mixed 64
50% 62.5 Pts
QC Int 263
QC Float 231
QC Mixed 253
56% 249 Pts
MC Int 510
MC Float 441
MC Mixed 506
73% 485 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 51.4%
Great: 65%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 460-$104
CLim: 1212 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
25.9% Poor
Lighting 66.9
Reflection 69.5
Parallax 68.6
21% 68.3 fps
MRender 63.5
Gravity 71.9
Splatting 78.3
30% 71.2 fps
Poor: 26%
This bench: 25.9%
Great: 31%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$486
363GB free
Firmware: 1B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
132% Outstanding
Read 1,008
Write 611
Mixed 801
179% 807 MB/s
4K Read 40
4K Write 82.4
4K Mixed 44.5
161% 55.6 MB/s
DQ Read 99.1
DQ Write 96.5
DQ Mixed 57.5
54% 84.4 MB/s
Poor: 137%
This bench: 132%
Great: 272%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB-$66
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
39.1% Below average
MC Read 18.7
MC Write 13.8
MC Mixed 14.5
45% 15.7 GB/s
SC Read 3.3
SC Write 4.8
SC Mixed 3.6
11% 3.9 GB/s
Latency 152
26% 152 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 39.1%
Great: 63%
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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 3,849 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus 970 PRO GAMING/AURA - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $955
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