Asrock 970 Extreme3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (24th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 76 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 50.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics5.64% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive50.6% 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.
High background CPU (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsrock 970 Extreme3  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120626
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 22 '19 at 23:40
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 28%

 PC Performing below expectations (24th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-4170 Quad-Core-$81
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
50.8% Above average
Memory 74.7
1-Core 32.6
2-Core 116
46% 74.3 Pts
4-Core 158
8-Core 164
22% 161 Pts
64-Core 203
14% 203 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 50.8%
Great: 67%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 6670
Asus(1043 03EA) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
5.64% Terrible
Lighting 27.3
Reflection 23.7
Parallax 22.7
7% 24.6 fps
MRender 18.7
Gravity 19.1
Splatting 20.3
6% 19.4 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 5.64%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 830 256GB-$261
82GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM03B1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 235 252 259 239 250 253 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
50.6% Above average
Read 331
Write 214
Mixed 166
SusWrite 248
54% 240 MB/s
4K Read 15.4
4K Write 35.4
4K Mixed 18.8
66% 23.2 MB/s
DQ Read 22.3
DQ Write 55.9
DQ Mixed 26.4
24% 34.9 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 50.6%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1333 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 667 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
26.2% Poor
MC Read 8.4
MC Write 8.9
MC Mixed 8.5
25% 8.6 GB/s
SC Read 7.2
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 7
21% 7.5 GB/s
Latency 91
44% 91 ns
Poor: 26%
This bench: 26.2%
Great: 54%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 970 Extreme3 Builds (Compare 753 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 25%
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Desktop
Desktop 71%
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Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asrock 970 Extreme3 - $133

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $437
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