Asus 970 PRO GAMING/AURA

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed 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 a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 63.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics31.3% 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 Drive64% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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.
Run History
6 months ago, 6 months ago, 6 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 5 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 4 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago, 3 months ago. (Only the first run influences device rankings)
MotherboardAsus 970 PRO GAMING/AURA  (all builds)
Memory8.6 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170607
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 12:04
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User CHL-User
Background CPU7%

 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-8350-$79
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 4.65 GHz, turbo 4.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
63.2% Good
SC Int 94.2
SC Float 80.4
SC Mixed 87.4
70% 87.3 Pts
QC Int 328
QC Float 282
QC Mixed 316
70% 309 Pts
MC Int 444
MC Float 381
MC Mixed 438
63% 421 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 63.2%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 560-$129
Device(1DA2 E348) 2GB
CLim: 1300 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 18.6.1
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
31.3% Below average
Lighting 88
Reflection 79.6
Parallax 95.5
28% 87.7 fps
MRender 66.6
Gravity 90.7
Splatting 81.8
34% 79.7 fps
Poor: 24%
This bench: 31.3%
Great: 35%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$46
44GB free (System drive)
Firmware: U21010RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
64% Good
Read 418
Write 415
Mixed 438
95% 423 MB/s
4K Read 24.6
4K Write 47
4K Mixed 5.16
69% 25.6 MB/s
DQ Read 25.8
DQ Write 107
DQ Mixed 26.9
32% 53.3 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 64%
Great: 87%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$38
15GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
49.2% Average
Read 105
Write 66.4
Mixed 109
71% 93.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 1.85
4K Mixed 0.4
106% 0.96 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 49.2%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1866C10D3/4G KHX1866C10D3/8G 12GB
1866, 1866 MHz
4096, 8192 MB
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
49.6% Average
MC Read 20.1
MC Write 14.5
MC Mixed 17.5
50% 17.4 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 9.9
SC Mixed 13.2
34% 11.9 GB/s
Latency 62.7
64% 62.7 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 49.6%
Great: 59%
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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 6,482 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 60%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asus 970 PRO GAMING/AURA - $23

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 102% - Outstanding Total price: $399
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