Biostar TA970

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft
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 47.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics22.6% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (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.
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.
High background CPU (27%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardBiostar TA970  (all builds)
Memory5.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130114
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateDec 27 '17 at 05:49
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 27%

 PC Performing as expected (50th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-6350 Six-Core-$253
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
47.8% Average
1-Core 76
2-Core 142
52% 109 Pts
4-Core 253
8-Core 354
39% 303 Pts
64-Core 354
24% 354 Pts
Poor: 34%
This bench: 47.8%
Great: 51%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 560-$181
Gigabyte(1458 22FF) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1224 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
22.6% Poor
Lighting 84.9
Reflection 79
Parallax 113
22% 92.4 fps
MRender 63.8
Gravity 81.2
Splatting 77.9
23% 74.3 fps
Poor: 21%
This bench: 22.6%
Great: 27%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
471GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
81.1% Excellent
Read 141
Write 142
Mixed 115
99% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.87
4K Write 2.06
4K Mixed 0.2
97% 1.04 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 81.1%
Great: 108%
BUFFALO HD-GDU3 2TB
47GB free, PID 0235
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
35% Below average
Read 25.9
Write 26.1
Mixed 22.7
32% 24.9 MB/s
4K Read 7.71
4K Write 7.71
4K Mixed 5.15
466% 6.86 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 35%
Great: 219%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8GB
667, 667 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
44.5% Average
MC Read 17.6
MC Write 13.5
MC Mixed 15.7
45% 15.6 GB/s
SC Read 9.4
SC Write 9.4
SC Mixed 11.9
29% 10.2 GB/s
Latency 66.4
60% 66.4 ns
Poor: 20%
This bench: 44.5%
Great: 51%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical TA970 Builds (Compare 2,173 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Biostar TA970 - $87

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 44% - Average Total price: $401
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