Asrock 970 Extreme3 R2.0

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 62.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics0.8% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive40.4% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 11 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)
Memory5.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 11
BIOS Date20160531
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 04 '22 at 20:52
Run Duration449 Seconds
Run User HRV-User
Background CPU 28%

 PC Performing as expected (41st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-4100-$110
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
62.8% Good
Memory 86.9
1-Core 72.1
2-Core 136
62% 98.5 Pts
4-Core 223
8-Core 245
32% 234 Pts
64-Core 252
17% 252 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 62.8%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 5450
XFX(1682 304A) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
0.8% Terrible
Lighting 1.2
Reflection 1.9
Parallax 1.6
1% 1.57 fps
MRender 2
Gravity 0.5
Splatting 1.9
1% 1.47 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 0.8%
Great: 1%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Mushkin Chronos 120GB-$70
81GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 501ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: MB/s
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
40.4% Average
Read 117
Write 126
Mixed 132
SusWrite 59
24% 109 MB/s
4K Read 21.1
4K Write 55.4
4K Mixed 26.3
95% 34.3 MB/s
DQ Read 28.6
DQ Write 94
DQ Mixed 30.9
32% 51.2 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 40.4%
Great: 85%
Kingston A400 240GB-$29
10GB free
Firmware: SBFKJ4.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: MB/s
Performing below potential (13th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
44.7% Average
Read 170
Write 66.6
Mixed 125
SusWrite 133
28% 124 MB/s
4K Read 14.3
4K Write 46.3
4K Mixed 31.1
86% 30.6 MB/s
DQ Read 30.9
DQ Write 61.4
DQ Mixed 37.8
31% 43.4 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 44.7%
Great: 99%
WD Blue 320GB (2008)-$33
144GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 79 78 78 79 78 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
46.9% Average
Read 84.7
Write 86.2
Mixed 58.7
SusWrite 78.4
57% 77 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
153% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 46.9%
Great: 59%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$20
108GB free
Firmware: KC44
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 79 78 78 79 78 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
50.7% Above average
Read 98.4
Write 97.2
Mixed 48.7
SusWrite 78.4
59% 80.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.8
138% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 50.7%
Great: 78%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 4x2GB
4 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing below potential (37th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
47.5% Average
MC Read 19.1
MC Write 13.9
MC Mixed 18
49% 17 GB/s
SC Read 8.9
SC Write 9.4
SC Mixed 12.8
30% 10.4 GB/s
Latency 70.6
57% 70.6 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 47.5%
Great: 63%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 9 7 60 27" 1280 720 GSM5754 M2262D
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Desktop
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Workstation
Workstation 22%
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Motherboard: Asrock 970 Extreme3 R2.0 - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $474
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