Asus 970 PRO GAMING/AURA

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 63%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Boot Drive48.9% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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
4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 1 month ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
MotherboardAsus 970 PRO GAMING/AURA  (all builds)
Memory14.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170607
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 15:36
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User TUR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
63% Good
SC Int 89
SC Float 75.8
SC Mixed 81.6
66% 82.1 Pts
QC Int 339
QC Float 273
QC Mixed 316
70% 309 Pts
MC Int 527
MC Float 454
MC Mixed 515
75% 499 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 63%
Great: 64%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force GT 60GB
41GB free
Firmware: 5.05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
48.9% Average
Read 439
Write 79.4
Mixed 129
46% 216 MB/s
4K Read 18.7
4K Write 56.5
4K Mixed 14.1
76% 29.7 MB/s
DQ Read 105
DQ Write 76.7
DQ Mixed 24.4
36% 68.5 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 48.9%
Great: 60%
Seagate Expansion 2TB
970GB free, PID 2321
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
38.8% Below average
Read 88.7
Write 100
Mixed 95.2
124% 94.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.3
56% 0.68 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 38.8%
Great: 49%
Seagate Expansion 2TB
890GB free, PID 2321
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
32.1% Below average
Read 66.6
Write 82.8
Mixed 52.5
87% 67.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.35
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.24
57% 0.66 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 32.1%
Great: 49%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
48% Average
MC Read 20.4
MC Write 14.9
MC Mixed 15.6
48% 17 GB/s
SC Read 11
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 12.8
31% 10.8 GB/s
Latency 64.7
62% 64.7 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 48%
Great: 64%
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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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