Asrock 970 Extreme3 R2.0

Performance Results

Gaming 28%
Desktop 45%
Workstation 31%
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (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. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 50.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics27% 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 Drive66.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsrock 970 Extreme3 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140605
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateMay 20 '17 at 00:04
Run Duration184 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing below expectations (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 FX-6300-$78
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
50.5% Above average
SC Int 71.7
SC Float 63
SC Mixed 68.9
54% 67.9 Pts
QC Int 260
QC Float 229
QC Mixed 254
56% 248 Pts
MC Int 357
MC Float 308
MC Mixed 352
51% 339 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 50.5%
Great: 58%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R7 260X-$120
MaxC: 1050 MHz, MaxM: 1500 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.5.2
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
27% Poor
Lighting 76.6
Reflection 75
Parallax 97.5
26% 83 fps
MRender 54.2
Gravity 68.3
Splatting 71
30% 64.5 fps
Poor: 23%
This bench: 27%
Great: 31%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
25GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
66.6% Good
Read 386
Write 324
Mixed 293
74% 335 MB/s
4K Read 33.9
4K Write 47.8
4K Mixed 18.5
100% 33.4 MB/s
DQ Read 26.9
DQ Write 54.3
DQ Mixed 18.3
20% 33.2 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 66.6%
Great: 116%
WD WD5000AACS-00ZUB0 500GB
239GB free
Firmware: 01.01B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
32.9% Below average
Read 55.6
Write 58.5
Mixed 21.1
33% 45 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.33
102% 1.04 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 32.9%
Great: 47%
Generic- SD/MMC 8GB
7GB free, PID 0156
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Poor: 5% Great: 7%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair ValueSelect DDR3 1333 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1066 MHz clocked @ 533 MHz
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
39.9% Below average
MC Read 15.8
MC Write 12.5
MC Mixed 13
39% 13.8 GB/s
SC Read 9.1
SC Write 8
SC Mixed 11.7
27% 9.6 GB/s
Latency 68.8
58% 68.8 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 39.9%
Great: 54%
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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 1,914 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 49%
Desktop 48%
Workstation 32%
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Motherboard: Asrock 970 Extreme3 R2.0 - $92

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $619
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