Asrock 970 Pro3 R2.0

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 63.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics42% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive39.3% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsrock 970 Pro3 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141024
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 14:45
Run Duration93 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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-$85
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.4 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
63.4% Good
SC Int 90.2
SC Float 77.2
SC Mixed 83.9
67% 83.8 Pts
QC Int 332
QC Float 281
QC Mixed 312
70% 309 Pts
MC Int 535
MC Float 468
MC Mixed 538
77% 514 Pts
Poor: 46%
This bench: 63.4%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7950-$290
Gigabyte(1458 254C) 3GB
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 18.2.1
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
42% Average
Lighting 132
Reflection 82.4
Parallax 174
46% 130 fps
MRender 63.2
Gravity 120
Splatting 90.7
39% 91.2 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 42%
Great: 43%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V+200 Series 120GB
2GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 502ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
39.3% Below average
Read 204
Write 110
Mixed 148
34% 154 MB/s
4K Read 14.8
4K Write 56.6
4K Mixed 11.6
67% 27.7 MB/s
DQ Read 109
DQ Write 105
DQ Mixed 33.2
45% 82.5 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 39.3%
Great: 80%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ares DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 800 MHz clocked @ 400 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
30.3% Below average
MC Read 10.4
MC Write 10.1
MC Mixed 9.9
29% 10.1 GB/s
SC Read 7.4
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 9.3
24% 8.33 GB/s
Latency 86.7
46% 86.7 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 30.3%
Great: 70%
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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 4,239 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: Asrock 970 Pro3 R2.0 - $66

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $419
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