Asrock 970 Extreme3 R2.0

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 59.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics1.46% 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.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 2 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
MotherboardAsrock 970 Extreme3 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory6.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20131002
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 09:47
Run Duration89 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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-$82
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
59.3% Above average
SC Int 82.6
SC Float 74
SC Mixed 80.1
63% 78.9 Pts
QC Int 304
QC Float 264
QC Mixed 289
65% 286 Pts
MC Int 514
MC Float 442
MC Mixed 506
73% 487 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 59.3%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce 210
Asus(1043 848E) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 337.88
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
1.46% Terrible
Lighting 4
Reflection 6.8
Parallax 1.6
1% 4.13 fps
MRender 6.4
Gravity 2.6
Splatting 4.6
2% 4.53 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.46%
Great: 2%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
803GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC49 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
90.2% Outstanding
Read 156
Write 159
Mixed 81.5
98% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.89
4K Write 1.17
4K Mixed 0.28
90% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 90.2%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 667 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
45.6% Average
MC Read 19.5
MC Write 14.7
MC Mixed 14
46% 16.1 GB/s
SC Read 10.7
SC Write 7.7
SC Mixed 11
28% 9.8 GB/s
Latency 62.8
64% 62.8 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 45.6%
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 Extreme3 R2.0 Builds (Compare 3,190 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asrock 970 Extreme3 R2.0 - $97

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $503
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