Asus 970 PRO GAMING/AURA

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 59.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics4.44% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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 (31%). 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)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161107
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 20:55
Run Duration88 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 31%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
59.8% Above average
SC Int 86.1
SC Float 71.7
SC Mixed 77
63% 78.3 Pts
QC Int 296
QC Float 267
QC Mixed 295
65% 286 Pts
MC Int 524
MC Float 454
MC Mixed 539
76% 506 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 59.8%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 710
MSI(1462 8C93) 2GB
CLim: 954 MHz, MLim: 400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
4.44% Terrible
Lighting 13.2
Reflection 11.2
Parallax 13.4
4% 12.6 fps
MRender 8.5
Gravity 11.6
Splatting 14
5% 11.4 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 4.44%
Great: 5%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$60
863GB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
92.1% Outstanding
Read 172
Write 149
Mixed 128
112% 150 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.22
70% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 92.1%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1600 CL10 Series 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1066 MHz clocked @ 533 MHz
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
23.2% Poor
MC Read 7.5
MC Write 7.6
MC Mixed 6.8
21% 7.3 GB/s
SC Read 7.2
SC Write 7.1
SC Mixed 7.5
21% 7.27 GB/s
Latency 92.2
43% 92.2 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 23.2%
Great: 62%
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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 4,518 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 - $143

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $737
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