Asrock 970 Pro3 R2.0

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming 61%
Desktop 46%
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 59.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics70.4% 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.
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.
MotherboardAsrock 970 Pro3 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory14.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150805
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 00:08
Run Duration88 Seconds
Run User NZL-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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-$115
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
59.9% Above average
SC Int 85.3
SC Float 72.8
SC Mixed 78
63% 78.7 Pts
QC Int 300
QC Float 277
QC Mixed 298
66% 292 Pts
MC Int 513
MC Float 441
MC Mixed 503
73% 486 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 59.9%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$230
Device(0000 0000) 3GB
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
70.4% Very good
Lighting 214
Reflection 179
Parallax 211
66% 201 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 203
Splatting 164
74% 173 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 70.4%
Great: 73%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$51
799GB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
93.7% Outstanding
Read 175
Write 152
Mixed 167
124% 165 MB/s
4K Read 0.59
4K Write 1.85
4K Mixed 0.17
78% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 93.7%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT102464BA160B.C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
32% Below average
MC Read 10.7
MC Write 10.5
MC Mixed 9.1
29% 10.1 GB/s
SC Read 10.7
SC Write 8.8
SC Mixed 10.3
28% 9.93 GB/s
Latency 66.9
60% 66.9 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 32%
Great: 61%
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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 3,069 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation 29%

Motherboard: Asrock 970 Pro3 R2.0 - $66

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $391
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