Asrock X79 Extreme3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (27th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 73 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 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 71.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics46.4% 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 Drive68.6% 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.
MotherboardAsrock X79 Extreme3  (all builds)
Memory10 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140429
Uptime3.1 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 12:14
Run Duration328 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing below expectations (27th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i7-4930K-$600
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
71.1% Very good
SC Int 87.3
SC Float 82.9
SC Mixed 91.2
70% 87.1 Pts
QC Int 318
QC Float 339
QC Mixed 345
76% 334 Pts
MC Int 650
MC Float 642
MC Mixed 703
100% 665 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 71.1%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280X-$210
CLim: 1020 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 18.6.1
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
46.4% Average
Lighting 146
Reflection 84.2
Parallax 192
50% 141 fps
MRender 65.3
Gravity 140
Splatting 93.1
43% 99.5 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 46.4%
Great: 51%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial M550 1TB-$594
954GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
55.6% Above average
Read 264
Write 255
Mixed 260
58% 260 MB/s
4K Read 17.8
4K Write 32
4K Mixed 21.9
72% 23.9 MB/s
DQ Read 159
DQ Write 156
DQ Mixed 71.2
77% 129 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 55.6%
Great: 110%
Crucial M550 1TB-$594
700GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
58.1% Above average
Read 265
Write 255
Mixed 258
58% 260 MB/s
4K Read 20.6
4K Write 38
4K Mixed 24.8
83% 27.8 MB/s
DQ Read 136
DQ Write 136
DQ Mixed 59.7
66% 111 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 58.1%
Great: 110%
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$138
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
68.6% Good
Read 480
Write 339
Mixed 329
85% 383 MB/s
4K Read 20.6
4K Write 40.3
4K Mixed 17.2
75% 26 MB/s
DQ Read 168
DQ Write 113
DQ Mixed 10.8
43% 97.4 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 68.6%
Great: 107%
SanDisk Cruzer Fit 16GB
11GB free, PID 5571
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
6.45% Terrible
Read 20.7
Write 5.16
Mixed 6.83
11% 10.9 MB/s
4K Read 3.97
4K Write 0.45
4K Mixed 1.03
65% 1.82 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 6.45%
Great: 13%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1600LL Series 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1066 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
70.4% Very good
MC Read 28.1
MC Write 27
MC Mixed 25.6
77% 26.9 GB/s
SC Read 12.8
SC Write 13.1
SC Mixed 11
35% 12.3 GB/s
Latency 75.9
53% 75.9 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 70.4%
Great: 87%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical X79 Extreme3 Builds (Compare 164 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 85%
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Desktop
Desktop 61%
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Workstation
Workstation 48%
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Motherboard: Asrock X79 Extreme3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $889
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