Asus 970 PRO GAMING/AURA

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (24th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 76 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 55.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics43.5% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
High background CPU (29%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
MotherboardAsus 970 PRO GAMING/AURA  (all builds)
Memory10.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160113
Uptime10.5 Days
Run DateAug 02 '17 at 23:29
Run Duration85 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 29%

 PC Performing below expectations (24th 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-$146
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
55.9% Above average
SC Int 83.6
SC Float 72.2
SC Mixed 77.3
62% 77.7 Pts
QC Int 278
QC Float 254
QC Mixed 270
61% 267 Pts
MC Int 486
MC Float 417
MC Mixed 472
69% 458 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 55.9%
Great: 65%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 380X-$226
Asus(1043 04F5) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1030 MHz, MLim: 1425 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
43.5% Average
Lighting 131
Reflection 118
Parallax 159
44% 136 fps
MRender 94.6
Gravity 123
Splatting 81.8
43% 99.9 fps
Poor: 45%
This bench: 43.5%
Great: 53%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$50
566GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
86.4% Excellent
Read 162
Write 139
Mixed 134
109% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.95
4K Write 2.23
4K Mixed 0.24
107% 1.14 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 86.4%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
30.1% Below average
MC Read 10.2
MC Write 9.9
MC Mixed 8.9
28% 9.67 GB/s
SC Read 9.2
SC Write 7.8
SC Mixed 9.3
25% 8.77 GB/s
Latency 72
56% 72 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 30.1%
Great: 64%
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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 4,292 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus 970 PRO GAMING/AURA - $143

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $719
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