Asrock 970 Extreme3 R2.0

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (30th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 70 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 62.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Boot Drive41.7% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (35%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
14 months ago, 14 months ago.
MotherboardAsrock 970 Extreme3 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory7.6 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160201
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 06 '20 at 23:39
Run Duration213 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 35%

 PC Performing below expectations (30th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-8320-$244
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
62.2% Good
Memory 83
1-Core 66.5
2-Core 126
58% 91.8 Pts
4-Core 225
8-Core 361
37% 293 Pts
64-Core 394
26% 394 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 62.2%
Great: 70%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZ7PD128HCFV-000H1 128GB
7GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM01H0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 55 64 77 144 62 66 MB/s
Performing below potential (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
41.7% Average
Read 142
Write 102
Mixed 92
SusWrite 78
23% 104 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 51.9
4K Mixed 23.2
96% 33.5 MB/s
DQ Read 28.4
DQ Write 72.8
DQ Mixed 27
27% 42.7 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 41.7%
Great: 106%
Kingston A400 480GB-$55
171GB free
Firmware: SBFK61K1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 61 75 142 59 63 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
13.6% Very poor
Read 0.8
Write 94.5
Mixed 3.4
SusWrite 76.1
10% 43.7 MB/s
4K Read 7.7
4K Write 19.1
4K Mixed 5.3
29% 10.7 MB/s
DQ Read 10.9
DQ Write 11.3
DQ Mixed 11.9
9% 11.4 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 13.6%
Great: 103%
WD Red Pro 4TB (2014)-$229
3TB free
Firmware: 81.00A81
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 66 63 73 60 66 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
56% Above average
Read 129
Write 120
Mixed 102
SusWrite 65.9
78% 104 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.3
247% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 56%
Great: 102%
WD WD5000AVCS-6 500GB
382GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 66 63 73 60 66 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
43.6% Average
Read 86
Write 85
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 65.8
55% 74.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.6
110% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 43.6%
Great: 52%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F3-10666CL8-2GBHK Kingston KHX1600C10D3/8GX F3-10666CL8-2GBHK 12GB
1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
2048, 8192, 2048 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
34.3% Below average
MC Read 12.7
MC Write 11.5
MC Mixed 10.7
33% 11.6 GB/s
SC Read 8.7
SC Write 7
SC Mixed 10
24% 8.57 GB/s
Latency 75.1
53% 75.1 ns

 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 2,203 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asrock 970 Extreme3 R2.0 - $160

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $505
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