Asrock 970A-G/3.1

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 50.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics33.9% 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)
Boot Drive63.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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.
Run History
7 days ago, 7 days ago.
MotherboardAsrock 970A-G/3.1  (all builds)
Memory5.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160112
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 17:15
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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-$106
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
50.6% Above average
SC Int 72.1
SC Float 60.5
SC Mixed 65.8
53% 66.1 Pts
QC Int 270
QC Float 238
QC Mixed 251
58% 253 Pts
MC Int 441
MC Float 377
MC Mixed 435
63% 418 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 50.6%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 560-$100
XFX(1682 9560) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1295 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
33.9% Below average
Lighting 97.6
Reflection 86.1
Parallax 130
34% 104 fps
MRender 66
Gravity 93.3
Splatting 81.1
34% 80.1 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 33.9%
Great: 35%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
192GB free
Firmware: X41110WD Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 60% Great: 103%
192GB free
Firmware: X41110WD Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 60% Great: 103%
PNY CS1311 240GB-$79
28GB free
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
63.3% Good
Read 499
Write 328
Mixed 338
86% 388 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 34.1
4K Mixed 9.42
66% 22.3 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 86.5
DQ Mixed 8.43
32% 70.9 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 63.3%
Great: 82%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
34.2% Below average
MC Read 13.9
MC Write 11.3
MC Mixed 8.4
32% 11.2 GB/s
SC Read 10.3
SC Write 7.5
SC Mixed 9.3
26% 9.03 GB/s
Latency 64.7
62% 64.7 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 34.2%
Great: 63%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 970A-G/3.1 Builds (Compare 1,494 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop 53%
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asrock 970A-G/3.1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $350
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