Asrock 970 Extreme3 R2.0

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 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 56.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics61.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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.
Run History
6 months ago, 6 months ago.
MotherboardAsrock 970 Extreme3 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory8 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160531
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 19:03
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (46th 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-$86
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
56.4% Above average
SC Int 78
SC Float 66.2
SC Mixed 73.9
58% 72.7 Pts
QC Int 299
QC Float 239
QC Mixed 279
62% 272 Pts
MC Int 491
MC Float 420
MC Mixed 485
70% 465 Pts
Poor: 46%
This bench: 56.4%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290-$399
CLim: 977 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.3.2
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
61.3% Good
Lighting 180
Reflection 145
Parallax 232
62% 186 fps
MRender 120
Gravity 154
Splatting 167
61% 147 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 61.3%
Great: 68%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$86
24GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 73% Great: 124%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$75
78GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 53% Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F3-8500CL7-4GBRL F3-8500CL7-4GBRL Hynix HMT325U6CFR8C-PB Hynix HMT325U6CFR8C-PB 12GB
1066, 1066, 1066, 1066 MHz
4096, 4096, 2048, 2048 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
31.5% Below average
MC Read 10.8
MC Write 10.6
MC Mixed 9.8
30% 10.4 GB/s
SC Read 8.2
SC Write 8.2
SC Mixed 8.9
24% 8.43 GB/s
Latency 74.3
54% 74.3 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 31.5%
Great: 31%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 970 Extreme3 R2.0 Builds (Compare 3,836 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
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Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
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Motherboard: Asrock 970 Extreme3 R2.0 - $97

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $498
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