Asrock 970 Extreme3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 53.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics37.9% 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 Drive50.6% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Very high background CPU (44%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsrock 970 Extreme3  (all builds)
Memory5.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130731
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 11 '18 at 01:47
Run Duration134 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 44%

 PC Performing as expected (40th 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 Phenom II X4 965-$144
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
53.8% Above average
SC Int 97.8
SC Float 58.9
SC Mixed 73.9
62% 76.9 Pts
QC Int 376
QC Float 227
QC Mixed 280
67% 295 Pts
MC Int 378
MC Float 225
MC Mixed 279
45% 294 Pts
Poor: 31%
This bench: 53.8%
Great: 52%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 270X-$199
PowerColor(148C 2336) 2GB
CLim: 1100 MHz, MLim: 1425 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 18.7.1
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
37.9% Below average
Lighting 118
Reflection 91.4
Parallax 151
40% 120 fps
MRender 65.7
Gravity 98.2
Splatting 93.6
36% 85.8 fps
Poor: 27%
This bench: 37.9%
Great: 39%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Micron_M600_MTFDDAK1T0MBF 1TB
619GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 26 25 257 336 337 340 MB/s
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
50.6% Above average
Read 258
Write 29.7
Mixed 53.6
SusWrite 220
31% 140 MB/s
4K Read 27.6
4K Write 28.2
4K Mixed 21.1
84% 25.6 MB/s
DQ Read 30.9
DQ Write 30
DQ Mixed 26.2
21% 29 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 50.6%
Great: 90%
OCZ SABER1000 960GB
291GB free
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 308 342 246 338 302 288 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
60.5% Good
Read 309
Write 339
Mixed 214
SusWrite 304
66% 292 MB/s
4K Read 21.9
4K Write 49.5
4K Mixed 23.5
90% 31.6 MB/s
DQ Read 26.9
DQ Write 66.4
DQ Mixed 27.8
27% 40.4 MB/s
Poor: 84%
This bench: 60.5%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLT4G3D1869DT2TXOB 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 667 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
29.7% Poor
MC Read 11.2
MC Write 7.6
MC Mixed 9.8
27% 9.53 GB/s
SC Read 7.4
SC Write 6.4
SC Mixed 8.7
21% 7.5 GB/s
Latency 64.6
62% 64.6 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 29.7%
Great: 75%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical 970 Extreme3 Builds (Compare 2,112 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asrock 970 Extreme3 - $97

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $649
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