Asrock 960GM-VGS3 FX

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 0%
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 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 47.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics1.19% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
Memory4GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and although it's sufficient for most games, some will benefit from up to 8GB of RAM. 4GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
3 years ago, 3 years ago.
MotherboardAsrock 960GM-VGS3 FX  (all builds)
Memory1.4 GB free of 4 GB @ 0.5 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150723
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateOct 25 '17 at 19:43
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User THA-User
Background CPU 21%

 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 Athlon II X2 250 (2013 D.Ri)
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
47.2% Average
Memory 80.4
1-Core 53.8
2-Core 102
51% 78.8 Pts
4-Core 86.6
8-Core 75.5
11% 81.1 Pts
64-Core 77.6
5% 77.6 Pts
Poor: 31%
This bench: 47.2%
Great: 50%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce 8500 GT
Gigabyte(1458 344C) 512MB
Ram: 512MB, Driver: 342.1
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
1.19% Terrible
Lighting 4.9
Reflection 7.3
Parallax 1.7
1% 4.63 fps
MRender 7.4
Gravity 3
Splatting 5.3
1% 5.23 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.19%
Great: 1%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate ST3160813AS 160GB-$75
45GB free
Firmware: CC2F Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
44.2% Average
Read 76.8
Write 77
Mixed 29.7
45% 61.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 1.16
4K Mixed 0.42
93% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 44.2%
Great: 66%
Hitachi HDS728080PLA380 82GB-$30
7GB free (System drive)
Firmware: PF2OA6BA Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
20.2% Poor
Read 35.4
Write 34.7
Mixed 36.5
27% 35.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.34
4K Write 1.11
4K Mixed 0.29
67% 0.58 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 20.2%
Great: 32%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905471-001.A01LF 2x2GB
2 of 2 slots used
4GB DIMM 533 MHz
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
20.2% Poor
MC Read 7
MC Write 5
MC Mixed 7.8
19% 6.6 GB/s
SC Read 3.2
SC Write 2
SC Mixed 4.7
9% 3.3 GB/s
Latency 79.9
50% 79.9 ns
Poor: 20%
This bench: 20.2%
Great: 54%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 960GM-VGS3 FX Builds (Compare 790 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 4%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 4%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Asrock 960GM-VGS3 FX - $59

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $177
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