Asrock 970 Extreme3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 49.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics72.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
MotherboardAsrock 970 Extreme3  (all builds)
Memory20.6 GB free of 24 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121012
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateJul 13 '18 at 05:31
Run Duration120 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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 Phenom II X4 965-$144
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
49.9% Average
SC Int 89.2
SC Float 53.7
SC Mixed 67.3
56% 70.1 Pts
QC Int 353
QC Float 213
QC Mixed 262
63% 276 Pts
MC Int 348
MC Float 209
MC Mixed 256
41% 271 Pts
Poor: 31%
This bench: 49.9%
Great: 53%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$330
CLim: 1655 MHz, MLim: 1952 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
72.8% Very good
Lighting 212
Reflection 176
Parallax 194
63% 194 fps
MRender 176
Gravity 222
Splatting 158
80% 185 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 72.8%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 1TB (2016)-$70
639GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 122 123 130 130 128 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
69.3% Good
Read 115
Write 186
Mixed 28.3
SusWrite 125
82% 114 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 2.1
378% 2.8 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 69.3%
Great: 110%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
574GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 152 155 159 159 159 158 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
96.2% Outstanding
Read 178
Write 175
Mixed 94.5
SusWrite 157
111% 151 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.1
228% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 96.2%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F3-1600C9-8GXM F3-12800CL9-4GBRL F3-1600C9-8GXM F3-12800CL9-4GBRL 24GB
667, 800, 667, 800 MHz
8192, 4096, 8192, 4096 MB
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
32.4% Below average
MC Read 13.8
MC Write 7.8
MC Mixed 11.1
31% 10.9 GB/s
SC Read 6.9
SC Write 6.8
SC Mixed 8.8
21% 7.5 GB/s
Latency 70.5
57% 70.5 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 32.4%
Great: 45%
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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 Builds (Compare 2,253 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asrock 970 Extreme3 - $97

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $607
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $38Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $155SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $11
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