Asrock 970 Pro3 R2.0

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 36%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft
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 46.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics12.4% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
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.
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 Pro3 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory4.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150805
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 08:02
Run Duration92 Seconds
Run User HRV-User
Background CPU 11%

 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-6300-$70
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
46.8% Average
SC Int 75.9
SC Float 62.9
SC Mixed 63.8
54% 67.5 Pts
QC Int 228
QC Float 208
QC Mixed 236
51% 224 Pts
MC Int 316
MC Float 279
MC Mixed 316
46% 304 Pts
Poor: 37%
This bench: 46.8%
Great: 56%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R7 250
Sapphire(174B E266) 1GB
CLim: 1050 MHz, MLim: 1150 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
12.4% Very poor
Lighting 34.6
Reflection 32.8
Parallax 46.4
12% 37.9 fps
MRender 28
Gravity 30.8
Splatting 31.8
13% 30.2 fps
Poor: 9%
This bench: 12.4%
Great: 13%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2015)-$46
665GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
70.3% Very good
Read 124
Write 121
Mixed 118
91% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 1.55
4K Mixed 0.05
56% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 70.3%
Great: 89%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x4GB-$35
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1866 MHz clocked @ 933 MHz
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
46% Average
MC Read 19.6
MC Write 13.1
MC Mixed 15.8
46% 16.2 GB/s
SC Read 9.8
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 11.7
28% 9.93 GB/s
Latency 61.6
65% 61.6 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 46%
Great: 68%
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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 3,495 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

Motherboard: Asrock 970 Pro3 R2.0 - $66

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $401
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