Asrock 970 Extreme4

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 (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 49.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics46.8% 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)
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
MotherboardAsrock 970 Extreme4  (all builds)
Memory5.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150805
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 15:25
Run Duration81 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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-6300-$55
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
49.6% Average
SC Int 78.9
SC Float 48.9
SC Mixed 74.2
54% 67.3 Pts
QC Int 250
QC Float 210
QC Mixed 240
53% 234 Pts
MC Int 331
MC Float 289
MC Mixed 326
47% 315 Pts
Poor: 36%
This bench: 49.6%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280X-$210
MSI(1462 2775) 3GB
CLim: 1020 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 18.5.1
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
46.8% Average
Lighting 148
Reflection 83.8
Parallax 192
51% 141 fps
MRender 65.3
Gravity 143
Splatting 92.7
44% 100 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 46.8%
Great: 52%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$65
4GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 600ABBF0
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 273
Write 122
Mixed 159
41% 185 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 74.9
4K Mixed 35
122% 44.9 MB/s
DQ Read 81.5
DQ Write 124
DQ Mixed 98.4
76% 101 MB/s
Poor: 34% Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
41.9% Average
MC Read 17.1
MC Write 12.5
MC Mixed 14.7
42% 14.8 GB/s
SC Read 9.4
SC Write 8
SC Mixed 11
27% 9.47 GB/s
Latency 72.8
55% 72.8 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 41.9%
Great: 62%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 55%
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Desktop
Desktop 54%
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Workstation
Workstation 40%
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Motherboard: Asrock 970 Extreme4 - $98

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $608
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