Asrock 970 Extreme3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (21st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 79 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 45.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics3.86% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive29.1% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsrock 970 Extreme3  (all builds)
Memory3.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130731
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateJun 19 '19 at 13:50
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User BEL-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing below expectations (21st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-4100-$110
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
45.1% Average
Memory 74.5
1-Core 52.8
2-Core 89.8
48% 72.4 Pts
4-Core 89.8
8-Core 117
14% 103 Pts
64-Core 107
7% 107 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 45.1%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 550-Ti-$250
Gainward(10B0 0801) 1GB
CLim: 1200 MHz, MLim: 950 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 391.35
Relative performance (0th percentile)
3.86% Terrible
Lighting 12
Reflection 10.5
Parallax 9.1
3% 10.5 fps
MRender 8.4
Gravity 14.8
Splatting 15
4% 12.7 fps
Poor: 9%
This bench: 3.86%
Great: 11%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ AGILITY3 60GB
14GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.22
SusWrite @10s intervals: 63 60 60 63 63 62 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
29.1% Poor
Read 136
Write 70
Mixed 95.8
SusWrite 61.8
20% 90.9 MB/s
4K Read 17.7
4K Write 35.7
4K Mixed 11.4
60% 21.6 MB/s
DQ Read 26.3
DQ Write 68.6
DQ Mixed 27.7
27% 40.9 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 29.1%
Great: 51%
Hitachi HDS721050DLE630 500GB
132GB free
Firmware: MS1OA610
SusWrite @10s intervals: 115 106 109 123 123 123 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
67.2% Good
Read 117
Write 120
Mixed 25.3
SusWrite 117
68% 94.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.5
120% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 67.2%
Great: 82%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905403-442.A00LF 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
30.3% Below average
MC Read 8.2
MC Write 10.4
MC Mixed 13.3
30% 10.6 GB/s
SC Read 6.6
SC Write 6.1
SC Mixed 6.6
18% 6.43 GB/s
Latency 91.3
44% 91.3 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 30.3%
Great: 64%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 970 Extreme3 Builds (Compare 3,849 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Asrock 970 Extreme3 - $133

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $503
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