Asus 970 PRO GAMING/AURA

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 46.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics40.5% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive78% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus 970 PRO GAMING/AURA  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160816
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 05:46
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th 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-6300-$55
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
46.5% Average
SC Int 76.5
SC Float 69.6
SC Mixed 64.4
56% 70.2 Pts
QC Int 234
QC Float 212
QC Mixed 232
51% 226 Pts
MC Int 339
MC Float 289
MC Mixed 327
48% 318 Pts
Poor: 36%
This bench: 46.5%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
MSI(1462 3205) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1430 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
40.5% Average
Lighting 137
Reflection 111
Parallax 121
41% 123 fps
MRender 82
Gravity 118
Splatting 79.7
40% 93.1 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 40.5%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$115
313GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
78% Very good
Read 492
Write 382
Mixed 402
95% 426 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 52.4
4K Mixed 21
106% 35.7 MB/s
DQ Read 36.4
DQ Write 126
DQ Mixed 21.2
34% 61.1 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 78%
Great: 135%
Seagate ST1000DM 010-2EP102 1TB
567GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 195
Write 167
Mixed 151
128% 171 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 1.57
4K Mixed 0.29
91% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 104%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
44.1% Average
MC Read 19.1
MC Write 12.4
MC Mixed 15.1
44% 15.5 GB/s
SC Read 9.9
SC Write 8.8
SC Mixed 11.7
29% 10.1 GB/s
Latency 70
57% 70 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 44.1%
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 7,410 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus 970 PRO GAMING/AURA - $23

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $464
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