Asrock 970M Pro3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 55%
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 52.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics13.3% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsrock 970M Pro3  (all builds)
Memory1.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160617
Uptime4 Days
Run DateMay 19 '21 at 07:34
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 24%

 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-6300-$90
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
52.7% Above average
Memory 74
1-Core 63.5
2-Core 116
53% 84.5 Pts
4-Core 173
8-Core 240
27% 207 Pts
64-Core 247
17% 247 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 52.7%
Great: 67%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon RX550/550
MSI(1462 8A90) 2GB
CLim: 1203 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 21.3.1
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
13.3% Very poor
Lighting 15.6
Reflection 27.3
Parallax 22.2
13% 21.7 fps
MRender 25.6
Gravity 15.9
Splatting 25.2
14% 22.2 fps
Poor: 12%
This bench: 13.3%
Great: 14%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$40
518GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 22 55 57 141 132 131 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
76% Very good
Read 175
Write 149
Mixed 56.9
SusWrite 89.5
86% 118 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.1
80% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 76%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Adata 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
22.6% Poor
MC Read 7.2
MC Write 7.6
MC Mixed 7
21% 7.27 GB/s
SC Read 6.3
SC Write 5.7
SC Mixed 6.5
18% 6.17 GB/s
Latency 92.5
43% 92.5 ns
Poor: 22%
This bench: 22.6%
Great: 52%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 970M Pro3 Builds (Compare 4,091 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asrock 970M Pro3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $314
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