Asrock 970 Extreme3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 34%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (26th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 74 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 40.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics39.7% 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)
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.
Very high background CPU (33%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsrock 970 Extreme3  (all builds)
Memory3.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130731
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 11:45
Run Duration163 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 33%

 PC Performing below expectations (26th 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-8120
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
40.7% Average
SC Int 59.8
SC Float 56.5
SC Mixed 57.6
46% 58 Pts
QC Int 198
QC Float 180
QC Mixed 193
43% 190 Pts
MC Int 345
MC Float 320
MC Mixed 354
51% 340 Pts
Poor: 37%
This bench: 40.7%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280-$185
CLim: 940 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 16.6
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
39.7% Below average
Lighting 122
Reflection 77.2
Parallax 172
43% 124 fps
MRender 58.2
Gravity 114
Splatting 83.2
37% 85.3 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 39.7%
Great: 47%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$98
134GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 72% Great: 116%
Samsung HD502HJ 500GB-$50
228GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10001 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
62.3% Good
Read 105
Write 112
Mixed 66.8
70% 94.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 0.42
122% 1.24 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 62.3%
Great: 79%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1866C10D3/4G Corsair CMZ4GX3M1A1600C9 8GB
933, 667 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
24% Poor
MC Read 8.3
MC Write 7.9
MC Mixed 7.3
22% 7.83 GB/s
SC Read 6
SC Write 6
SC Mixed 6.5
18% 6.17 GB/s
Latency 88.8
45% 88.8 ns
Poor: 24%
This bench: 24%
Great: 38%
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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 1,105 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asrock 970 Extreme3 - $97

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $870
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