Asrock 970 Performance

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (30th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 70 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 47%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics41% 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 Drive56.9% 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.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsrock 970 Performance  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150319
Uptime4.4 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 16:15
Run Duration94 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing below expectations (30th 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-6350 Six-Core-$104
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
47% Average
SC Int 77.7
SC Float 66.8
SC Mixed 70.5
57% 71.7 Pts
QC Int 259
QC Float 226
QC Mixed 228
54% 238 Pts
MC Int 311
MC Float 313
MC Mixed 295
46% 306 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 47%
Great: 59%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$200
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
41% Average
Lighting 137
Reflection 115
Parallax 127
41% 126 fps
MRender 81.2
Gravity 119
Splatting 82.9
41% 94.3 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 41%
Great: 45%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 500GB-$142
382GB free
Firmware: X41100WD Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
56.9% Above average
Read 401
Write 306
Mixed 250
71% 319 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 26.7
4K Mixed 8.36
59% 19.2 MB/s
DQ Read 139
DQ Write 100
DQ Mixed 7.82
36% 82.3 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 56.9%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 08G-D3-1600-MR Kingston KHX1600C10D3/4G 08G-D3-1600-MR Kingston KHX1600C10D3/4G 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
45.9% Average
MC Read 19
MC Write 13.4
MC Mixed 17.4
47% 16.6 GB/s
SC Read 8.5
SC Write 7.8
SC Mixed 12.5
27% 9.6 GB/s
Latency 75.9
53% 75.9 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 Performance Builds (Compare 493 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asrock 970 Performance

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $541
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