Asrock 960GM/U3S3 FX

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 35%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 43.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics1.43% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
Memory4GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and although it's sufficient for most games, some will benefit from up to 8GB of RAM. 4GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
High background CPU (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsrock 960GM/U3S3 FX  (all builds)
Memory2.1 GB free of 4 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20131002
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 07:18
Run Duration95 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 28%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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-4170 Quad-Core-$197
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
43.5% Average
SC Int 72.5
SC Float 69
SC Mixed 71.1
57% 70.9 Pts
QC Int 203
QC Float 191
QC Mixed 205
45% 200 Pts
MC Int 231
MC Float 219
MC Mixed 236
34% 228 Pts
Poor: 33%
This bench: 43.5%
Great: 53%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 5450
Dell(1028 010E) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1701.0
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
1.43% Terrible
Lighting 4.1
Reflection 5.3
Parallax 5.2
1% 4.87 fps
MRender 3.9
Gravity 2.5
Splatting 4.6
2% 3.67 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.43%
Great: 2%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 320GB (2008)-$20
271GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.03A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
51.6% Above average
Read 96.6
Write 83.1
Mixed 75.8
64% 85.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 1.61
4K Mixed 0.37
99% 0.88 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 51.6%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KP223C-ELD 2x2GB
2 of 2 slots used
4GB DIMM 800 MHz
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
46.2% Average
MC Read 17.9
MC Write 13.8
MC Mixed 17.1
46% 16.3 GB/s
SC Read 10.5
SC Write 9.6
SC Mixed 13.2
32% 11.1 GB/s
Latency 69.7
57% 69.7 ns
Poor: 20%
This bench: 46.2%
Great: 54%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 960GM/U3S3 FX Builds (Compare 733 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asrock 960GM/U3S3 FX - $131

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $486
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