Asrock 970 Extreme3 R2.0

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 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 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 41.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics64.8% 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.
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.
High background CPU (27%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
MotherboardAsrock 970 Extreme3 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140605
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateSep 15 '18 at 01:00
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 27%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd 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 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
41.4% Average
SC Int 70.3
SC Float 63.6
SC Mixed 65
53% 66.3 Pts
QC Int 225
QC Float 199
QC Mixed 194
47% 206 Pts
MC Int 210
MC Float 227
MC Mixed 275
36% 237 Pts
Poor: 34%
This bench: 41.4%
Great: 54%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390-$304
CLim: 1040 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.5.1
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
64.8% Good
Lighting 163
Reflection 159
Parallax 279
63% 200 fps
MRender 129
Gravity 166
Splatting 179
66% 158 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 64.8%
Great: 70%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Hitachi HDS721050DLE630 500GB
102GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS1OA650
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 60 55 52 84 83 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
53.7% Above average
Read 122
Write 107
Mixed 24
SusWrite 65.2
58% 79.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.5
111% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 53.7%
Great: 80%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$117
758GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 157 158 158 160 159 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
86% Excellent
Read 142
Write 150
Mixed 104
SusWrite 158
102% 139 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.2
229% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 86%
Great: 110%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$58
353GB free
Firmware: CC35
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 102 98 101 108 107 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
51% Above average
Read 76.5
Write 46.3
Mixed 51.5
SusWrite 101
51% 68.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 51%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F3-14900CL9-4GBXL 99[2/7/4]083(F/R) F3-14900CL9-4GBXL 99[2/7/4]083(F/R) 16GB
1866, 1866, 1866, 1866 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
43.2% Average
MC Read 18.5
MC Write 11.7
MC Mixed 15.7
44% 15.3 GB/s
SC Read 9.3
SC Write 7.9
SC Mixed 10.6
26% 9.27 GB/s
Latency 69.4
58% 69.4 ns
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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 R2.0 Builds (Compare 3,358 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asrock 970 Extreme3 R2.0 - $97

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $501
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