Asus 970 PRO GAMING/AURA

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 58.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics31% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 Drive72% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsus 970 PRO GAMING/AURA  (all builds)
Memory4.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160516
Uptime1.7 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 18:03
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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-8370-$123
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
58.8% Above average
SC Int 82.7
SC Float 71.7
SC Mixed 78.3
62% 77.6 Pts
QC Int 301
QC Float 269
QC Mixed 291
65% 287 Pts
MC Int 496
MC Float 430
MC Mixed 480
70% 469 Pts
Poor: 49%
This bench: 58.8%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 460-$104
CLim: 1256 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
31% Below average
Lighting 85.9
Reflection 84.4
Parallax 118
30% 96.2 fps
MRender 65.5
Gravity 80.2
Splatting 80.2
32% 75.3 fps
Poor: 23%
This bench: 31%
Great: 31%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$98
286GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
72% Very good
Read 483
Write 374
Mixed 398
93% 418 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 49.8
4K Mixed 15.6
88% 31.1 MB/s
DQ Read 28.6
DQ Write 146
DQ Mixed 15.4
33% 63.2 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 72%
Great: 134%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$42
829GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
98% Outstanding
Read 169
Write 173
Mixed 169
128% 170 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 1.86
4K Mixed 0.21
88% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 98%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CM3X8GB1600C11N2 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1066 MHz clocked @ 533 MHz
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
22.1% Poor
MC Read 7.4
MC Write 7.3
MC Mixed 6.7
20% 7.13 GB/s
SC Read 5.5
SC Write 5.4
SC Mixed 5.4
16% 5.43 GB/s
Latency 88.1
45% 88.1 ns
Poor: 17%
This bench: 22.1%
Great: 31%
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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 6,205 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus 970 PRO GAMING/AURA - $23

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $453
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