Asrock 970 Extreme3 R2.0

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing CPU, RAM
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
Graphics1.58% 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 12 years and 9 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 (48th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-8320E-$220
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
1-Core 71.8
2-Core 135
49% 103 Pts
4-Core 248
8-Core 425
42% 337 Pts
64-Core 426
29% 426 Pts
Poor: 51% Great: 70%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 6450
Asus(1043 0483) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 13.200.0.0
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
1.58% Terrible
Lighting 2.23
Reflection 2.27
Parallax 1.97
2% 2.16 fps
MRender 1.9
Gravity 1.57
Splatting 1.87
1% 1.78 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 1.58%
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 (1st 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: 67%
This bench: 55.3%
Great: 105%
Hitachi HTS545050A7E380 500GB
407GB free
Firmware: GG2OACA0 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th 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: 17%
This bench: 55.5%
Great: 58%
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Desktop
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Workstation
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Motherboard: Asrock 970 Extreme3 R2.0 - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $475
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