Asrock 970A-G/3.1

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 39.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics26.9% 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 Drive58.5% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
MotherboardAsrock 970A-G/3.1  (all builds)
Memory10.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160112
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 15 '19 at 18:40
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (47th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-8350-$130
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
39.9% Below average
1-Core 68.5
2-Core 119
45% 93.9 Pts
4-Core 198
8-Core 303
32% 250 Pts
64-Core 293
20% 293 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 39.9%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 560-$181
CLim: 1420 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
26.9% Poor
Lighting 98.9
Reflection 94.1
Parallax 137
26% 110 fps
MRender 74
Gravity 97.4
Splatting 91.9
27% 87.8 fps
Poor: 21%
This bench: 26.9%
Great: 27%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 120GB-$25
20GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK71E0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 9.5 119 42 7.8 51 71 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
58.5% Above average
Read 388
Write 301
Mixed 289
SusWrite 49.9
57% 257 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 70.4
4K Mixed 22.5
107% 40 MB/s
DQ Read 163
DQ Write 194
DQ Mixed 11.8
55% 123 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 58.5%
Great: 80%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$50
747GB free
Firmware: AP63
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 109 112 110 109 108 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
63.7% Good
Read 113
Write 99.3
Mixed 63.8
SusWrite 109
71% 96.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 1
174% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 63.7%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
40.3% Average
MC Read 14.3
MC Write 13.6
MC Mixed 14
40% 14 GB/s
SC Read 9.4
SC Write 8.7
SC Mixed 11.7
28% 9.93 GB/s
Latency 72.9
55% 72.9 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 40.3%
Great: 87%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 970A-G/3.1 Builds (Compare 3,849 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asrock 970A-G/3.1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $336
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