Asrock 970 Extreme3 R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 52.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics41.7% 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 Drive14.2% is an extremely low SSD score, this system will benefit from a faster SSD.
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 (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsrock 970 Extreme3 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory2.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140605
Uptime1.2 Days
Run DateNov 06 '17 at 19:10
Run Duration312 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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-8320-$94
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
52.2% Above average
SC Int 76.7
SC Float 66.5
SC Mixed 69.4
57% 70.9 Pts
QC Int 247
QC Float 226
QC Mixed 256
55% 243 Pts
MC Int 454
MC Float 397
MC Mixed 452
65% 434 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 52.2%
Great: 61%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280-$185
MSI(1462 277C) 3GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 22.19.662.4
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
41.7% Average
Lighting 130
Reflection 81.7
Parallax 173
45% 128 fps
MRender 62.6
Gravity 121
Splatting 88.2
39% 90.6 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 41.7%
Great: 46%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$57
12GB free
Firmware: 525ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
14.2% Very poor
Read 140
Write 74.6
Mixed 85.7
22% 100 MB/s
4K Read 0.24
4K Write 4.08
4K Mixed 6.8
11% 3.71 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 14.2%
Great: 64%
WD Blue 750GB (2008)-$48
51GB free
Firmware: 30.04G30 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
30.7% Below average
Read 54.9
Write 52.3
Mixed 22.5
32% 43.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.06
4K Write 0.08
4K Mixed 0.06
11% 0.07 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 30.7%
Great: 52%
Corsair Flash Voyager GT USB 3.0 64GB-$48
57GB free, PID 1a09
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
45.4% Average
Read 195
Write 67.8
Mixed 53
108% 105 MB/s
4K Read 5.79
4K Write 0.34
4K Mixed 0.59
53% 2.24 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 45.4%
Great: 59%
Kingmax USB2.0 FlashDisk 16GB
2GB free, PID 3254
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
5.51% Terrible
Read 26.9
Write 6.51
Mixed 10.3
15% 14.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 0.005
4K Mixed 0.005
3% 0.25 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 5.51%
Great: 8%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Savage DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB-$66
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 800 MHz clocked @ 400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
28% Poor
MC Read 10.1
MC Write 9.1
MC Mixed 9.2
27% 9.47 GB/s
SC Read 6.3
SC Write 6.7
SC Mixed 7.3
19% 6.77 GB/s
Latency 86.7
46% 86.7 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 28%
Great: 63%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 50%
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Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asrock 970 Extreme3 R2.0 - $97

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $595
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