Asrock 970 Extreme4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 57.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics66.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
MotherboardAsrock 970 Extreme4  (all builds)
Memory4.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131111
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 01:34
Run Duration90 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (50th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD FX-8350-$77
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
57.6% Above average
SC Int 81.3
SC Float 72.1
SC Mixed 75.8
61% 76.4 Pts
QC Int 314
QC Float 249
QC Mixed 286
64% 283 Pts
MC Int 470
MC Float 418
MC Mixed 477
68% 455 Pts
Poor: 46%
This bench: 57.6%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$164
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
66.5% Good
Lighting 201
Reflection 175
Parallax 187
61% 188 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 196
Splatting 150
71% 165 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 66.5%
Great: 72%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$39
417GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
92.5% Outstanding
Read 159
Write 164
Mixed 54.2
92% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.35
4K Write 1.42
4K Mixed 0.13
55% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 92.5%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair XMS3 DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1333 MHz clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
43.8% Average
MC Read 17.2
MC Write 14.3
MC Mixed 15
44% 15.5 GB/s
SC Read 9.3
SC Write 8.2
SC Mixed 12.2
28% 9.9 GB/s
Latency 71.5
56% 71.5 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 43.8%
Great: 63%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 970 Extreme4 Builds (Compare 3,250 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
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Desktop
Desktop 54%
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Workstation
Workstation 40%
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Motherboard: Asrock 970 Extreme4 - $98

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 103% - Outstanding Total price: $438
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