Asrock 970M Pro3

Performance Results

Gaming 27%
Desktop 64%
Workstation 21%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (8th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 92 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 56.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics43.4% 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 Drive74.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
High background CPU (30%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsrock 970M Pro3  (all builds)
Memory6.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151229
Uptime1.3 Days
Run DateJun 29 '20 at 22:16
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 30%

 PC Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-8320E-$278
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
56.3% Above average
Memory 80.5
1-Core 47.9
2-Core 102
50% 76.7 Pts
4-Core 182
8-Core 220
27% 201 Pts
64-Core 282
19% 282 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 56.3%
Great: 70%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$188
CLim: 1266 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 20.2.2
Performing below potential (8th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
43.4% Average
Lighting 166
Reflection 151
Parallax 238
44% 185 fps
MRender 129
Gravity 154
Splatting 117
44% 133 fps
Poor: 43%
This bench: 43.4%
Great: 57%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$140
218GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 308 291 253 241 247 245 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
74.7% Very good
Read 393
Write 338
Mixed 337
SusWrite 264
75% 333 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 51.4
4K Mixed 32.6
110% 37 MB/s
DQ Read 231
DQ Write 160
DQ Mixed 204
150% 198 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 74.7%
Great: 133%
Hitachi HUA723020ALA641 2TB-$78
197GB free
Firmware: MK7OA840
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 88 90 88 90 87 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
44.8% Average
Read 67.5
Write 69.3
Mixed 45
SusWrite 88.2
50% 67.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
154% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 44.8%
Great: 83%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown TEAMGROUP-UD3-1600 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing below potential (11th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
36.6% Below average
MC Read 13.3
MC Write 12.9
MC Mixed 13.7
38% 13.3 GB/s
SC Read 5.7
SC Write 5.2
SC Mixed 7.3
17% 6.07 GB/s
Latency 79.7
50% 79.7 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 36.6%
Great: 61%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 970M Pro3 Builds (Compare 1,687 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 23%
Desktop 71%
Workstation 19%

Motherboard: Asrock 970M Pro3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $305
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