Asrock 970 Extreme3 R2.0

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 54.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics26.2% 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 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.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 2 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
7 months ago, 7 months ago.
MotherboardAsrock 970 Extreme3 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory3.8 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20160531
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 05:25
Run Duration212 Seconds
Run User IDN-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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-8320-$104
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
54.9% Above average
SC Int 79
SC Float 69.5
SC Mixed 72.9
59% 73.8 Pts
QC Int 286
QC Float 245
QC Mixed 269
60% 266 Pts
MC Int 494
MC Float 419
MC Mixed 484
70% 466 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 54.9%
Great: 61%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7850-$174
Device(0000 0000) 2GB
CLim: 860 MHz, MLim: 1200 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.3.1
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
26.2% Poor
Lighting 78.2
Reflection 72.3
Parallax 99.6
27% 83.4 fps
MRender 51.7
Gravity 61.4
Splatting 75.1
26% 62.7 fps
Poor: 25%
This bench: 26.2%
Great: 30%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD WD75 00AARS-00Y5B 750GB
149GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
41.1% Average
Read 67.7
Write 75.5
Mixed 29.3
42% 57.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.18
59% 0.58 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 41.1%
Great: 57%
WD Elements 10B8 750GB
52GB free, PID 10b8
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
32.7% Below average
Read 78.7
Write 70.7
Mixed 49.7
82% 66.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 1.89
4K Mixed 0.18
72% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 32.7%
Great: 43%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 500GB
37GB free, PID a006
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
10.1% Very poor
Read 40.5
Write 16.1
Mixed 2.84
19% 19.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.35
4K Write 0.22
4K Mixed 0.009
9% 0.19 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 10.1%
Great: 40%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Apacer 78.BAGG0.AUJ0C 78.BAGEJ.9LK0C 78.BAGG0.AUJ0C 12GB
1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
42.5% Average
MC Read 17.7
MC Write 13.4
MC Mixed 13.6
43% 14.9 GB/s
SC Read 9.9
SC Write 8.8
SC Mixed 11.2
28% 9.97 GB/s
Latency 71.6
56% 71.6 ns
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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 R2.0 Builds (Compare 1,853 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asrock 970 Extreme3 R2.0 - $97

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $827
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