Asrock 970A-G/3.1

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 46.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics34% 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 Drive63.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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.
Very high background CPU (61%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsrock 970A-G/3.1  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160112
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 17:23
Run Duration167 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 61%

 PC Performing below expectations (40th 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-$100
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
46.2% Average
SC Int 60.3
SC Float 57.1
SC Mixed 59.1
47% 58.8 Pts
QC Int 217
QC Float 203
QC Mixed 228
49% 216 Pts
MC Int 434
MC Float 373
MC Mixed 425
62% 411 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 46.2%
Great: 60%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 560-$150
XFX(1682 9560) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1295 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
34% Below average
Lighting 97.5
Reflection 86.1
Parallax 130
34% 104 fps
MRender 66.3
Gravity 93.5
Splatting 81.3
34% 80.4 fps
Poor: 26%
This bench: 34%
Great: 35%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung Portable SSD T3 250GB
232GB free
Firmware: 0
4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
71.8% Very good
Read 424
Write 407
Mixed 424
94% 418 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 33.9
4K Mixed 22.9
84% 27 MB/s
DQ Read 95.9
DQ Write 94.5
DQ Mixed 47.1
49% 79.2 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 71.8%
Great: 80%
WDC WDBNCE5000PNC-WRSN 500GB
201GB free
Firmware: X41110WD Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 60% Great: 103%
WDC WDBNCE5000PNC-WRSN 500GB
201GB free
Firmware: X41110WD Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 60% Great: 103%
PNY CS1311 240GB-$74
16GB free
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
63.6% Good
Read 498
Write 327
Mixed 335
86% 387 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 34.3
4K Mixed 9.91
66% 22.4 MB/s
DQ Read 124
DQ Write 90.2
DQ Mixed 44.2
50% 86.3 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 63.6%
Great: 82%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
29.3% Poor
MC Read 11
MC Write 9.3
MC Mixed 7.4
26% 9.23 GB/s
SC Read 9
SC Write 7.2
SC Mixed 9.2
24% 8.47 GB/s
Latency 66.9
60% 66.9 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 29.3%
Great: 65%
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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 1,832 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asrock 970A-G/3.1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $305
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