Asrock 990FX Extreme9

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (20th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 80 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 a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 56.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
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 (25%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsrock 990FX Extreme9  (all builds)
Memory9.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1024 x 768 - 32 Bit barev
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140604
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 08 '19 at 11:48
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU 25%

 PC Performing below expectations (20th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-8120
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
56.3% Above average
Memory 77.6
1-Core 65.9
2-Core 129
57% 90.9 Pts
4-Core 191
8-Core 288
31% 239 Pts
64-Core 339
23% 339 Pts
Poor: 49%
This bench: 56.3%
Great: 67%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung HD502IJ 500GB-$35
188GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1AA01113
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 67 45 61 57 63 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
38.3% Below average
Read 74.3
Write 68.7
Mixed 19.6
SusWrite 59
40% 55.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.7
121% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 38.3%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsZ DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
44.9% Average
MC Read 18.4
MC Write 14.9
MC Mixed 16.1
47% 16.5 GB/s
SC Read 7.5
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 11
26% 8.93 GB/s
Latency 85.1
47% 85.1 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 44.9%
Great: 97%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical 990FX Extreme9 Builds (Compare 1,574 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 67%
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Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: Asrock 990FX Extreme9 - $218

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $647
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