Asrock 970M Pro3

Performance Results

Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop 49%
Workstation 40%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 53.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics47.5% 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 Drive54.6% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Run History
MotherboardAsrock 970M Pro3  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150121
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 20 '17 at 00:03
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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-$106
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
53.9% Above average
SC Int 76.1
SC Float 63.1
SC Mixed 69
56% 69.4 Pts
QC Int 286
QC Float 250
QC Mixed 273
61% 270 Pts
MC Int 424
MC Float 381
MC Mixed 429
62% 411 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 53.9%
Great: 61%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280X-$210
CLim: 1020 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.4.3
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
47.5% Average
Lighting 148
Reflection 85.7
Parallax 199
52% 144 fps
MRender 65.8
Gravity 145
Splatting 94.4
44% 102 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 47.5%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$95
56GB free
Firmware: 600ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
54.6% Above average
Read 479
Write 182
Mixed 260
67% 307 MB/s
4K Read 13.4
4K Write 52.2
4K Mixed 15.2
67% 26.9 MB/s
DQ Read 88.2
DQ Write 95.1
DQ Mixed 49.2
49% 77.5 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 54.6%
Great: 75%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$39
82GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
90.5% Outstanding
Read 154
Write 162
Mixed 136
113% 151 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 1.54
4K Mixed 0.18
67% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 90.5%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1866 CL10 Series 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
46.2% Average
MC Read 19.9
MC Write 14.1
MC Mixed 14.5
46% 16.2 GB/s
SC Read 11.1
SC Write 7.9
SC Mixed 12.9
30% 10.6 GB/s
Latency 63.7
63% 63.7 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 46.2%
Great: 69%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 970M Pro3 Builds (Compare 2,296 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop 53%
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asrock 970M Pro3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $390
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