Asus 970 PRO GAMING/AURA

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 52.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics12.7% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). 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)
Memory6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161107
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateJan 12 '19 at 19:44
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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-8320-$80
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
52.4% Above average
SC Int 75.3
SC Float 66.9
SC Mixed 69.9
57% 70.7 Pts
QC Int 265
QC Float 229
QC Mixed 257
57% 250 Pts
MC Int 456
MC Float 384
MC Mixed 446
64% 429 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 52.4%
Great: 60%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 550 Ti-$250
EVGA(3842 1556) 1GB
CLim: 951 MHz, MLim: 1089 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
12.7% Very poor
Lighting 33.6
Reflection 34.6
Parallax 30.9
10% 33 fps
MRender 33.6
Gravity 35.3
Splatting 35.6
15% 34.8 fps
Poor: 9%
This bench: 12.7%
Great: 14%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Momentus XT 7200 RPM 2.5" 500GB
220GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DEM4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 71 64 71 77 76 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
43% Average
Read 78.2
Write 74.7
Mixed 56.2
SusWrite 71.4
52% 70.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 43%
Great: 59%
Seagate Momentus XT 7200 RPM 2.5" 500GB
13GB free
Firmware: DEM4
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 101 100 101 104 103 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
60.1% Good
Read 108
Write 111
Mixed 73.5
SusWrite 102
72% 98.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 60.1%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BLS4G3D1609DS1S00. BLS4G3D1609DS1S00. SUPERTALENT02 SUPERTALENT02 16GB
1066, 1066, 1066, 1066 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
30.9% Below average
MC Read 10.9
MC Write 10.6
MC Mixed 9.4
29% 10.3 GB/s
SC Read 8.2
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 8.8
24% 8.5 GB/s
Latency 83.1
48% 83.1 ns
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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 7,261 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus 970 PRO GAMING/AURA - $143

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $534
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