Asrock 970 Pro3 R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 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 41.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics66.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
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 (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsrock 970 Pro3 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory2.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141024
Uptime1.7 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 07:59
Run Duration163 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd 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-8350-$114
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
41.1% Average
SC Int 64
SC Float 60.8
SC Mixed 65
51% 63.3 Pts
QC Int 183
QC Float 185
QC Mixed 188
42% 185 Pts
MC Int 290
MC Float 286
MC Mixed 312
44% 296 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 41.1%
Great: 65%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$260
CLim: 1519 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
66.7% Good
Lighting 212
Reflection 180
Parallax 200
64% 197 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 195
Splatting 135
69% 159 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 66.7%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$140
466GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
78.8% Very good
Read 499
Write 384
Mixed 409
96% 430 MB/s
4K Read 28.7
4K Write 34.4
4K Mixed 28.2
98% 30.4 MB/s
DQ Read 132
DQ Write 99.3
DQ Mixed 53
57% 94.7 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 78.8%
Great: 118%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$49
26GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
79.8% Very good
Read 157
Write 121
Mixed 126
101% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 2.06
4K Mixed 0.19
80% 0.92 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 107%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 1.5TB-$65
16GB free
Firmware: CC71 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
54.7% Above average
Read 97.6
Write 92.9
Mixed 75.2
66% 88.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.34
84% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 54.7%
Great: 66%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1866 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
37.1% Below average
MC Read 14.6
MC Write 12.4
MC Mixed 12.6
38% 13.2 GB/s
SC Read 7.9
SC Write 6.7
SC Mixed 9.9
23% 8.17 GB/s
Latency 85.2
47% 85.2 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 37.1%
Great: 71%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 970 Pro3 R2.0 Builds (Compare 2,354 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

Motherboard: Asrock 970 Pro3 R2.0 - $66

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $474
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