Asrock 970 Extreme3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
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 49.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics44.2% 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 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.
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 970 Extreme3  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130731
Uptime2.4 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 22:22
Run Duration87 Seconds
Run User HRV-User
Background CPU6%

 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-8300-$82
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
49.5% Average
SC Int 74.7
SC Float 67.4
SC Mixed 72.9
57% 71.7 Pts
QC Int 250
QC Float 215
QC Mixed 233
53% 232 Pts
MC Int 409
MC Float 351
MC Mixed 400
58% 387 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 49.5%
Great: 60%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 470-$208
CLim: 1270 MHz, MLim: 1650 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.7.1
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
44.2% Average
Lighting 117
Reflection 138
Parallax 164
41% 140 fps
MRender 105
Gravity 116
Splatting 108
46% 109 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 44.2%
Great: 64%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black 640GB (2008)-$82
225GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
56.9% Above average
Read 107
Write 90.9
Mixed 32
56% 76.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 1.98
4K Mixed 0.37
106% 1.01 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 56.9%
Great: 64%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378B1G73EB0-CK0 TEAMGROUP-UD3-1600 16GB
800, 800 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
45% Average
MC Read 19
MC Write 13.6
MC Mixed 15.6
46% 16.1 GB/s
SC Read 9.7
SC Write 7.7
SC Mixed 12
28% 9.8 GB/s
Latency 72.2
55% 72.2 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 45%
Great: 47%
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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 1,925 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: 73% - Very good Total price: $644
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