Asrock 970 Extreme3 R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (27th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 73 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 61.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics102% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive52.4% 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.
Very high background CPU (38%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsrock 970 Extreme3 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory10.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140605
Uptime1.8 Days
Run DateSep 03 '20 at 23:08
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 38%

 PC Performing below expectations (27th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-8320E-$199
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
61.1% Good
Memory 83.4
1-Core 56.7
2-Core 112
54% 84.1 Pts
4-Core 211
8-Core 358
36% 285 Pts
64-Core 352
24% 352 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 61.1%
Great: 68%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$1,089
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 432.00
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
102% Outstanding
Lighting 93.9
Reflection 124
Parallax 179
76% 132 fps
MRender 123
Gravity 171
Splatting 127
132% 140 fps
Poor: 117%
This bench: 102%
Great: 149%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB-$45
24GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3J96R9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 129 122 73 78 68 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
52.4% Above average
Read 356
Write 338
Mixed 59
SusWrite 101
47% 213 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 45.7
4K Mixed 27.8
95% 32.2 MB/s
DQ Read 30.4
DQ Write 82.8
DQ Mixed 35.6
33% 49.6 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 52.4%
Great: 88%
Toshiba P300 1TB-$50
289GB free
Firmware: MS2OA8J0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 156 158 158 157 156 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
87.2% Excellent
Read 150
Write 150
Mixed 20.8
SusWrite 154
85% 119 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
155% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 87.2%
Great: 107%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$80
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 138 130 124 73 78 68 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
82% Excellent
Read 184
Write 144
Mixed 71.5
SusWrite 102
92% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 82%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 16G-D3-1600-MR 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing below potential (25th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
42.6% Average
MC Read 16.5
MC Write 13.9
MC Mixed 15
43% 15.1 GB/s
SC Read 8.7
SC Write 8
SC Mixed 11.6
27% 9.43 GB/s
Latency 74.5
54% 74.5 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 42.6%
Great: 62%

 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 2,212 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asrock 970 Extreme3 R2.0 - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $505
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