Asus 970 PRO GAMING/AURA

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 50.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics70% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive43.7% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 3 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). 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)
Memory25.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20161107
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 03:28
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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-8300-$80
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
50.2% Above average
SC Int 73.8
SC Float 62.5
SC Mixed 67.2
54% 67.8 Pts
QC Int 248
QC Float 216
QC Mixed 244
54% 236 Pts
MC Int 444
MC Float 380
MC Mixed 439
63% 421 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 50.2%
Great: 59%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$207
EVGA(3842 2972) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1592 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
70% Very good
Lighting 213
Reflection 193
Parallax 217
66% 208 fps
MRender 164
Gravity 200
Splatting 142
73% 169 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 70%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$98
36GB free
Firmware: EMT0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 494
Write 380
Mixed 408
95% 427 MB/s
4K Read 34.1
4K Write 76.3
4K Mixed 45.5
150% 52 MB/s
DQ Read 273
DQ Write 185
DQ Mixed 110
114% 189 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 100%
Great: 134%
HyperX Fury 120GB-$64
5GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 603ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
43.7% Average
Read 305
Write 106
Mixed 142
40% 184 MB/s
4K Read 16.9
4K Write 56.3
4K Mixed 12.8
72% 28.6 MB/s
DQ Read 69.3
DQ Write 108
DQ Mixed 29.5
39% 68.9 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 43.7%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C10 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 1066 MHz clocked @ 533 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
39.2% Below average
MC Read 14.7
MC Write 14
MC Mixed 12.9
40% 13.9 GB/s
SC Read 8.2
SC Write 8.1
SC Mixed 11.4
26% 9.23 GB/s
Latency 85
47% 85 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 39.2%
Great: 73%
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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 6,196 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus 970 PRO GAMING/AURA - $23

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $454
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