Asus 970 PRO GAMING/AURA

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 47%
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 61.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics73.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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 (24%). 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)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170607
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 22 '18 at 17:33
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 24%

 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-8350-$100
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 4.6 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
61.3% Good
SC Int 81.8
SC Float 78.9
SC Mixed 81.6
65% 80.8 Pts
QC Int 325
QC Float 283
QC Mixed 311
70% 307 Pts
MC Int 438
MC Float 378
MC Mixed 430
62% 415 Pts
Poor: 48%
This bench: 61.3%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290X-$549
Sapphire(174B E289) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1080 MHz, MLim: 1375 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.4.1
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
73.4% Very good
Lighting 228
Reflection 163
Parallax 284
77% 225 fps
MRender 133
Gravity 188
Splatting 185
71% 169 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 73.4%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$124
333GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 70% Great: 114%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 1TB (2016)-$70
351GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
75% Very good
Read 129
Write 131
Mixed 112
93% 124 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 5.36
4K Mixed 0.94
245% 2.43 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 75%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 2133 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
53.3% Above average
MC Read 22.9
MC Write 14.7
MC Mixed 19.5
54% 19 GB/s
SC Read 11.2
SC Write 10.5
SC Mixed 15.5
35% 12.4 GB/s
Latency 67
60% 67 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 53.3%
Great: 79%
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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 6,483 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asus 970 PRO GAMING/AURA - $143

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $632
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