Asrock 970 Extreme3 R2.0

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 53.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics57.8% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive99.3% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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 970 Extreme3 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160531
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 15 '19 at 18:51
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-8370E-$130
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
53.3% Above average
1-Core 76.6
2-Core 152
54% 114 Pts
4-Core 303
8-Core 479
50% 391 Pts
64-Core 487
33% 487 Pts
Poor: 29%
This bench: 53.3%
Great: 54%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$160
CLim: 1366 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.10.1
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
57.8% Above average
Lighting 209
Reflection 181
Parallax 308
55% 233 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 213
Splatting 133
58% 165 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 57.8%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$61
168GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 362 277 275 281 282 283 MB/s
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
99.3% Outstanding
Read 477
Write 405
Mixed 378
SusWrite 293
87% 388 MB/s
4K Read 37.7
4K Write 81
4K Mixed 48.7
162% 55.8 MB/s
DQ Read 281
DQ Write 244
DQ Mixed 262
196% 262 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 99.3%
Great: 123%
SSD 1TB
694GB free
Firmware: SBFMJ1.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 406 440 437 441 442 439 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
89.2% Excellent
Read 291
Write 104
Mixed 148
SusWrite 434
55% 244 MB/s
4K Read 30.6
4K Write 72.7
4K Mixed 38.9
135% 47.4 MB/s
DQ Read 166
DQ Write 249
DQ Mixed 182
145% 199 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 89.2%
Great: 103%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLE8G3D1869DE1TX0. 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1866 MHz clocked @ 933 MHz
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
53.9% Above average
MC Read 23.5
MC Write 15.6
MC Mixed 19.3
56% 19.5 GB/s
SC Read 12.1
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 12.4
31% 10.9 GB/s
Latency 61.9
65% 61.9 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 53.9%
Great: 72%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 970 Extreme3 R2.0 Builds (Compare 5,350 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: Asrock 970 Extreme3 R2.0 - $133

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $564
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