Asrock 970 Extreme3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 47.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics13.8% 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 Drive50.2% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardAsrock 970 Extreme3  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130731
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 16 '21 at 17:33
Run Duration167 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Athlon II X4 640-$230
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
47.8% Average
Memory 57.5
1-Core 55.5
2-Core 110
45% 74.4 Pts
4-Core 222
8-Core 218
30% 220 Pts
64-Core 220
15% 220 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 47.8%
Great: 58%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7770
Gigabyte(1458 2267) 2GB
CLim: 1020 MHz, MLim: 1125 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 19.20
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
13.8% Very poor
Lighting 17.1
Reflection 18.6
Parallax 23.4
14% 19.7 fps
MRender 14.8
Gravity 17.6
Splatting 12.7
14% 15 fps
Poor: 11%
This bench: 13.8%
Great: 14%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 830 128GB-$109
33GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM03B1Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 114 109 107 112 117 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
50.2% Above average
Read 398
Write 165
Mixed 183
SusWrite 115
47% 215 MB/s
4K Read 14.2
4K Write 45.6
4K Mixed 18.1
69% 26 MB/s
DQ Read 219
DQ Write 58.4
DQ Mixed 101
84% 126 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 50.2%
Great: 76%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
9GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 195
Write 171
Mixed 110
118% 159 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.2
229% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 50% Great: 108%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 320GB-$96
182GB free
Firmware: 3.AAG
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 67 66 67 67 66 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
36% Below average
Read 58.7
Write 40.3
Mixed 42.4
SusWrite 66.2
38% 51.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
129% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 18%
This bench: 36%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905403-447.A00LF 9905403-890.A00LF 9905403-447.A00LF 16GB
667, 667, 667 MHz
4096, 8192, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
29.3% Poor
MC Read 13.1
MC Write 6.9
MC Mixed 11.2
30% 10.4 GB/s
SC Read 7.5
SC Write 6.9
SC Mixed 8.8
22% 7.73 GB/s
Latency 135
30% 135 ns

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 20: 1R 3G 6B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
20% 24% 41 53 5 60 23.9" 1920 1080 ENC2531 EV2450
History:
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Workstation
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Motherboard: Asrock 970 Extreme3 - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $590
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