Asrock 970 Extreme3 R2.0

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding RAM
Gaming 0%
Desktop 0%
Workstation 0%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 51.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics1.91% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive55.3% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 10 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
MotherboardAsrock 970 Extreme3 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory6.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20140605
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 12 '15 at 14:23
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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-8320E-$85
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
51.4% Above average
SC Int 76.6
SC Float 68.6
SC Mixed 71.8
58% 72.3 Pts
QC Int 251
QC Float 233
QC Mixed 248
55% 244 Pts
MC Int 418
MC Float 399
MC Mixed 426
62% 414 Pts
Poor: 37%
This bench: 51.4%
Great: 59%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 6450
Asus(1043 0483) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver.
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
1.91% Terrible
Lighting 6.7
Reflection 5.9
Parallax 6.3
2% 6.3 fps
MRender 4
Gravity 4.7
Splatting 4.3
2% 4.33 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 1.91%
Great: 2%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Vertex 4 128GB-$215
75GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.5 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
55.3% Above average
Read 315
Write 313
Mixed 249
65% 292 MB/s
4K Read 19
4K Write 38.6
4K Mixed 15.8
69% 24.5 MB/s
DQ Read 21.1
DQ Write 102
DQ Mixed 17
26% 46.7 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 55.3%
Great: 104%
Hitachi HTS545050A7E380 500GB
407GB free
Firmware: GG2OACA0 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
55.5% Above average
Read 96.2
Write 97.1
Mixed 55.8
62% 83 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 1.48
4K Mixed 0.17
69% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 55.5%
Great: 58%
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Typical 970 Extreme3 R2.0 Builds (Compare 4,443 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 52%
Desktop 49%
Workstation 32%
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Motherboard: Asrock 970 Extreme3 R2.0 - $97

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 105% - Outstanding Total price: $492
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