Asrock 970 Extreme3 R2.0

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 60%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics2.82% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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 (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardAsrock 970 Extreme3 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory6.8 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160531
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateJun 23 '21 at 03:23
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 28%

 PC Performing as expected (58th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Phenom II X6 1055T-$175
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
60% Above average
Memory 81.1
1-Core 62
2-Core 111
55% 84.8 Pts
4-Core 219
8-Core 268
32% 243 Pts
64-Core 322
22% 322 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 60%
Great: 66%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 620
PNY(196E 0F01) 1GB
CLim: 700 MHz, MLim: 267 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 353.62
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
2.82% Terrible
Lighting 3.2
Reflection 2.8
Parallax 1.2
3% 2.4 fps
MRender 2.4
Gravity 4.1
Splatting 2.1
3% 2.87 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.82%
Great: 3%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$100
1.5TB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 102 102 105 106 106 106 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
56.7% Above average
Read 92.3
Write 95
Mixed 64
SusWrite 105
66% 89.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.8
159% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 56.7%
Great: 68%
WDC WD64 00AAKS-75A7B2 640GB
525GB free, PID 0578
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 105 106 106 103 105 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
45.1% Average
Read 106
Write 106
Mixed 70.8
SusWrite 105
131% 96.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
108% 1.27 MB/s
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1600C9D3/4GX KHX1600C9D3/4GX 9905403-111.A00LF 9905403-111.A00LF 12GB
1066, 1066, 1066, 1066 MHz
4096, 4096, 2048, 2048 MB
Performing below potential (16th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
21.5% Poor
MC Read 7.4
MC Write 6.2
MC Mixed 6.8
19% 6.8 GB/s
SC Read 5.3
SC Write 4
SC Mixed 5.6
14% 4.97 GB/s
Latency 78.4
51% 78.4 ns
Poor: 21%
This bench: 21.5%
Great: 31%

 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 2,207 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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