Asrock 970 Extreme3 R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 11%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (25th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 75 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 light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 54.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics21.8% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive61.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsrock 970 Extreme3 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory10.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140605
Uptime1.3 Days
Run DateJun 01 '19 at 05:57
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing below expectations (25th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-6300-$90
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 2.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
54.8% Above average
Memory 82.6
1-Core 52.7
2-Core 102
52% 79.1 Pts
4-Core 154
8-Core 192
23% 173 Pts
64-Core 194
13% 194 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 54.8%
Great: 68%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R7 260X-$120
Gigabyte(1458 2271) 2GB
CLim: 1188 MHz, MLim: 1625 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
21.8% Poor
Lighting 87.2
Reflection 84.6
Parallax 124
23% 98.5 fps
MRender 59.9
Gravity 78.5
Splatting 78.3
22% 72.2 fps
Poor: 19%
This bench: 21.8%
Great: 23%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 525GB-$290
204GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M0CR050
SusWrite @10s intervals: 257 270 290 261 228 221 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
61.2% Good
Read 319
Write 228
Mixed 282
SusWrite 254
61% 271 MB/s
4K Read 21.2
4K Write 52.1
4K Mixed 29.5
98% 34.3 MB/s
DQ Read 25.6
DQ Write 80.2
DQ Mixed 36.7
33% 47.5 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 61.2%
Great: 99%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017)-$88
936GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 118 116 119 118 118 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
50.6% Above average
Read 59.5
Write 118
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 116
65% 88.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 4.6
4K Mixed 0.5
178% 2 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 50.6%
Great: 93%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1066 MHz clocked @ 533 MHz
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
23.4% Poor
MC Read 7.3
MC Write 7.3
MC Mixed 6.9
20% 7.17 GB/s
SC Read 6.8
SC Write 6.8
SC Mixed 7.1
20% 6.9 GB/s
Latency 75.9
53% 75.9 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 23.4%
Great: 62%

 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 980 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asrock 970 Extreme3 R2.0 - $133

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $443
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