Asrock 970 Extreme3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail 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 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 54.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics38% 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 Drive93.1% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
MotherboardAsrock 970 Extreme3  (all builds)
Memory5.6 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 07:30
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 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 Phenom II X4 965-$144
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
54.4% Above average
SC Int 98.4
SC Float 59.5
SC Mixed 73.9
62% 77.3 Pts
QC Int 373
QC Float 208
QC Mixed 284
66% 288 Pts
MC Int 391
MC Float 232
MC Mixed 292
46% 305 Pts
Poor: 33%
This bench: 54.4%
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)
38% Below average
Lighting 118
Reflection 91.8
Parallax 152
40% 121 fps
MRender 65.7
Gravity 98.3
Splatting 93.6
36% 85.9 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 38%
Great: 39%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Micron M600 1TB
618GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 374 434 442 445 442 448 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
93.1% Outstanding
Read 384
Write 429
Mixed 310
SusWrite 431
88% 388 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 82.1
4K Mixed 36.7
133% 48.9 MB/s
DQ Read 229
DQ Write 242
DQ Mixed 134
129% 202 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 93.1%
Great: 99%
Ocz-sabe R1000 960GB
291GB free
Firmware: 1.01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 380 358 408 411 366 450 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
80.4% Excellent
Read 395
Write 255
Mixed 279
SusWrite 396
74% 331 MB/s
4K Read 26.3
4K Write 63
4K Mixed 27.7
109% 39 MB/s
DQ Read 249
DQ Write 79.3
DQ Mixed 103
92% 144 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 80.4%
Great: 89%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLT4G3D1869DT2TXOB 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
34.1% Below average
MC Read 14.7
MC Write 7.6
MC Mixed 12.3
33% 11.5 GB/s
SC Read 7.7
SC Write 6.2
SC Mixed 9
22% 7.63 GB/s
Latency 67.5
59% 67.5 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 34.1%
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 1,798 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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