Asus 970 PRO GAMING/AURA

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard
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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 68.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics29% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive87.8% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
Very high background CPU (46%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsus 970 PRO GAMING/AURA  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160113
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 03 '21 at 19:10
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 46%

 PC Performing as expected (51st percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-8350-$130
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
68.3% Good
Memory 81.8
1-Core 66.3
2-Core 135
59% 94.5 Pts
4-Core 296
8-Core 462
48% 379 Pts
64-Core 477
32% 477 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 68.3%
Great: 72%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 950-$170
CLim: 1557 MHz, MLim: 1652 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 466.47
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
29% Poor
Lighting 36.7
Reflection 39.9
Parallax 33.6
30% 36.7 fps
MRender 34.9
Gravity 35
Splatting 31.8
28% 33.9 fps
Poor: 23%
This bench: 29%
Great: 29%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
101GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 192 170 165 136 135 174 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
87.8% Excellent
Read 454
Write 450
Mixed 399
SusWrite 162
82% 366 MB/s
4K Read 36.3
4K Write 75.4
4K Mixed 46.7
155% 52.8 MB/s
DQ Read 275
DQ Write 239
DQ Mixed 257
193% 257 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 87.8%
Great: 122%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing below potential (18th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
48.4% Average
MC Read 20.4
MC Write 14.9
MC Mixed 17.2
50% 17.5 GB/s
SC Read 10.1
SC Write 8.9
SC Mixed 13
30% 10.7 GB/s
Latency 77.2
52% 77.2 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 48.4%
Great: 63%

 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 3,784 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asus 970 PRO GAMING/AURA - $110

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $630
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