Asrock 970 Extreme3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 54.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics37.9% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive66% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsrock 970 Extreme3  (all builds)
Memory6.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130731
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 11 '18 at 01:59
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
54.9% Above average
SC Int 98.9
SC Float 59.3
SC Mixed 74.2
62% 77.5 Pts
QC Int 374
QC Float 225
QC Mixed 286
67% 295 Pts
MC Int 385
MC Float 234
MC Mixed 296
46% 305 Pts
Poor: 33%
This bench: 54.9%
Great: 53%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 270X-$199
PowerColor(148C 2336) 2GB
CLim: 1100 MHz, MLim: 1425 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 18.7.1
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
37.9% Below average
Lighting 118
Reflection 92
Parallax 152
40% 120 fps
MRender 65.7
Gravity 98.3
Splatting 93.5
36% 85.8 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 37.9%
Great: 39%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Micron_M600_MTFDDAK1T0MBF 1TB
619GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 302 329 331 344 344 343 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
66% Good
Read 257
Write 341
Mixed 234
SusWrite 332
66% 291 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 63.4
4K Mixed 29.4
106% 38.6 MB/s
DQ Read 29
DQ Write 88.7
DQ Mixed 39
36% 52.2 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 66%
Great: 99%
OCZ SABER1000 960GB
291GB free
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 304 335 245 345 280 316 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
61.2% Good
Read 311
Write 344
Mixed 210
SusWrite 304
66% 293 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 53.4
4K Mixed 23.4
92% 33 MB/s
DQ Read 27
DQ Write 66.4
DQ Mixed 27.6
26% 40.3 MB/s
Poor: 84%
This bench: 61.2%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLT4G3D1869DT2TXOB 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 667 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
29.5% Poor
MC Read 11.1
MC Write 7.5
MC Mixed 9.5
27% 9.37 GB/s
SC Read 7.7
SC Write 6.6
SC Mixed 8.3
22% 7.53 GB/s
Latency 62.8
64% 62.8 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 29.5%
Great: 75%
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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 1,799 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asrock 970 Extreme3 - $97

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $485
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