Asrock 970 Performance

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 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 a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 57.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics89.8% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive66.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsrock 970 Performance  (all builds)
Memory20 GB free of 24 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141117
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 18 '19 at 20:43
Run Duration151 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 19%
Watch Gameplay: 5700 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-8320-$163
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
57.8% Above average
Memory 88.3
1-Core 66.9
2-Core 102
57% 85.6 Pts
4-Core 158
8-Core 182
23% 170 Pts
64-Core 216
14% 216 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 57.8%
Great: 71%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 5700-$340
Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.11.2
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
89.8% Excellent
Lighting 224
Reflection 255
Parallax 698
59% 392 fps
MRender 215
Gravity 341
Splatting 304
92% 287 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 89.8%
Great: 96%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SSD PLUS 480GB
224GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z31000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 241 273 281 283 281 278 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
66.2% Good
Read 371
Write 360
Mixed 204
SusWrite 273
68% 302 MB/s
4K Read 21.3
4K Write 56
4K Mixed 31.7
102% 36.3 MB/s
DQ Read 25.6
DQ Write 86.5
DQ Mixed 31.6
31% 47.9 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 66.2%
Great: 107%
Samsung 970 Evo Plus NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$66
225GB free
Firmware: 2B2Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 648 787 412 413 414 414 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
174% Outstanding
Read 1,306
Write 1,033
Mixed 1,026
SusWrite 515
217% 970 MB/s
4K Read 54.1
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 69.1
225% 75.5 MB/s
DQ Read 498
DQ Write 386
DQ Mixed 433
326% 439 MB/s
Poor: 175%
This bench: 174%
Great: 285%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
361GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 133 131 133 130 142 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
86% Excellent
Read 165
Write 109
Mixed 126
SusWrite 134
99% 134 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
216% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 86%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BLS4G3D1609DS1S00. 1600 CL10 Series BLS4G3D1609DS1S00. 1600 CL10 Series 24GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 8192, 4096, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
45.4% Average
MC Read 19.8
MC Write 12.3
MC Mixed 16.5
46% 16.2 GB/s
SC Read 8.1
SC Write 8.6
SC Mixed 12
27% 9.57 GB/s
Latency 69.3
58% 69.3 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 45.4%
Great: 48%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 970 Performance Builds (Compare 143 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asrock 970 Performance

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $428
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