Asrock 970 Extreme3

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 (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 51.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics27.8% 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)
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.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsrock 970 Extreme3  (all builds)
Memory3.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130731
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 13:19
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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-8350-$82
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
51.6% Above average
SC Int 80
SC Float 70.1
SC Mixed 73.2
60% 74.4 Pts
QC Int 269
QC Float 245
QC Mixed 242
57% 252 Pts
MC Int 481
MC Float 404
MC Mixed 474
68% 453 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 51.6%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7850-$174
Sapphire(174B E218) 2GB
CLim: 920 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 18.5.1
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
27.8% Poor
Lighting 82.2
Reflection 76.5
Parallax 106
28% 88.1 fps
MRender 54.7
Gravity 65.8
Splatting 79.9
28% 66.8 fps
Poor: 21%
This bench: 27.8%
Great: 30%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
St1000lm024 HN-M101MBB 256GB
106GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 262 202 193 208 206 192 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - drive id incomplete or inconclusive
Read 298
Write 332
Mixed 247
SusWrite 211
61% 272 MB/s
4K Read 22.8
4K Write 53.5
4K Mixed 31.4
103% 35.9 MB/s
DQ Read 28.2
DQ Write 84.6
DQ Mixed 39
35% 50.6 MB/s
Poor: 58% Great: 100%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair XMS3 DDR3 1333 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
43.8% Average
MC Read 17.2
MC Write 14.4
MC Mixed 15.7
45% 15.8 GB/s
SC Read 9.5
SC Write 7.8
SC Mixed 11.2
27% 9.5 GB/s
Latency 78.9
51% 78.9 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 43.8%
Great: 54%
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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 54%
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Desktop
Desktop 53%
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Workstation
Workstation 39%
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Motherboard: Asrock 970 Extreme3 - $97

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 94% - Outstanding Total price: $486
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