Asrock 970 Extreme3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 53.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics61.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive38.6% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsrock 970 Extreme3  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120327
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateJan 21 '17 at 09:07
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User IRL-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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-4170 Quad-Core-$197
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
53.2% Above average
SC Int 75.8
SC Float 77
SC Mixed 82.1
63% 78.3 Pts
QC Int 252
QC Float 216
QC Mixed 264
55% 244 Pts
MC Int 273
MC Float 238
MC Mixed 243
38% 251 Pts
Poor: 33%
This bench: 53.2%
Great: 53%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$240
CLim: 1266 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 16.12.2
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
61.5% Good
Lighting 175
Reflection 168
Parallax 237
61% 193 fps
MRender 138
Gravity 169
Splatting 125
62% 144 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 61.5%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Agility 3 120GB-$102
26GB free
Firmware: 2.22 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
38.6% Below average
Read 197
Write 120
Mixed 123
32% 147 MB/s
4K Read 17.2
4K Write 43.6
4K Mixed 8.64
60% 23.1 MB/s
DQ Read 152
DQ Write 118
DQ Mixed 34.5
53% 102 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 38.6%
Great: 51%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$99
46GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
62.9% Good
Read 113
Write 106
Mixed 103
81% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 1.98
4K Mixed 0.21
89% 0.96 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 62.9%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Nanya M2X4G64CB8HG5N-DG 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 800 MHz
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
40.8% Average
MC Read 15.4
MC Write 13.4
MC Mixed 14.4
41% 14.4 GB/s
SC Read 8.2
SC Write 8.6
SC Mixed 9.5
25% 8.77 GB/s
Latency 71.3
56% 71.3 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 40.8%
Great: 64%
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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 Builds (Compare 1,231 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asrock 970 Extreme3 - $97

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $568
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