Biostar TA970XE

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming 40%
Speed boat
Desktop 34%
Sail boat
Workstation 28%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 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 below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 37.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics59.5% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (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.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (40%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardBiostar TA970XE  (all builds)
Memory18.5 GB free of 24 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120202
Uptime7 Days
Run DateApr 11 '17 at 17:19
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 40%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd 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-6100-$54
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
37.7% Below average
SC Int 54.7
SC Float 52.1
SC Mixed 54.4
43% 53.7 Pts
QC Int 186
QC Float 173
QC Mixed 184
41% 181 Pts
MC Int 268
MC Float 233
MC Mixed 262
38% 254 Pts
Poor: 35%
This bench: 37.7%
Great: 50%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390X-$529
Asus(1043 04DF) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1070 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.3.3
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
59.5% Above average
Lighting 149
Reflection 141
Parallax 262
59% 184 fps
MRender 113
Gravity 157
Splatting 159
60% 143 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 59.5%
Great: 76%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Hitachi HUA723020ALA641 2TB-$78
1TB free
Firmware: MK7OA840 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
67.6% Good
Read 116
Write 119
Mixed 93.3
82% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.81
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.35
104% 0.95 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 67.6%
Great: 85%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$103
641GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
48.4% Average
Read 80.1
Write 88.4
Mixed 76.9
62% 81.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.84
4K Mixed 0.19
80% 0.88 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 48.4%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 24GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
8192, 4096, 8192, 4096 MB
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
43.5% Average
MC Read 18.1
MC Write 13.1
MC Mixed 16.1
45% 15.8 GB/s
SC Read 8.4
SC Write 7.4
SC Mixed 10.9
25% 8.9 GB/s
Latency 79.1
51% 79.1 ns
Poor: 21%
This bench: 43.5%
Great: 60%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical TA970XE Builds (Compare 75 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Biostar TA970XE

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $652
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