Asus 970 PRO GAMING/AURA

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 60.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics29.3% 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 Drive139% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsus 970 PRO GAMING/AURA  (all builds)
Memory6.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20161107
Uptime1 Days
Run DateSep 10 '17 at 14:23
Run Duration85 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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-$115
Socket 942, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
60.8% Good
SC Int 83.6
SC Float 70.3
SC Mixed 77.5
62% 77.1 Pts
QC Int 334
QC Float 284
QC Mixed 306
70% 308 Pts
MC Int 512
MC Float 440
MC Mixed 504
73% 485 Pts
Poor: 49%
This bench: 60.8%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 460-$85
CLim: 1212 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
29.3% Poor
Lighting 78.8
Reflection 82.4
Parallax 111
28% 90.8 fps
MRender 64.4
Gravity 73.5
Splatting 80.2
30% 72.7 fps
Poor: 26%
This bench: 29.3%
Great: 32%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$490
231GB free
Firmware: 2B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
139% Outstanding
Read 1,147
Write 838
Mixed 948
217% 978 MB/s
4K Read 38.2
4K Write 77
4K Mixed 26
132% 47 MB/s
DQ Read 41
DQ Write 91.6
DQ Mixed 25.8
31% 52.8 MB/s
Poor: 154%
This bench: 139%
Great: 273%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB-$70
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
42.2% Average
MC Read 17
MC Write 13.8
MC Mixed 13.2
42% 14.7 GB/s
SC Read 9.9
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 11.4
28% 9.87 GB/s
Latency 67.3
59% 67.3 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 42.2%
Great: 63%
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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 4,285 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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