Asrock 970 Extreme3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 29%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (23rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 77 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 29.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics5.89% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
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 10 years and 4 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
7 months ago, 7 months ago.
MotherboardAsrock 970 Extreme3  (all builds)
Memory5.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20120626
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 05 '19 at 22:26
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD Phenom II X4 965-$144
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
29.1% Poor
1-Core 54.9
2-Core 118
40% 86.4 Pts
4-Core 124
8-Core 120
17% 122 Pts
64-Core 124
8% 124 Pts
Poor: 31%
This bench: 29.1%
Great: 48%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 6670
Asus(1043 03EA) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
5.89% Terrible
Lighting 30.2
Reflection 24
Parallax 23.4
8% 25.9 fps
MRender 20.3
Gravity 19.6
Splatting 21
6% 20.3 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 5.89%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$31
158GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 15.01H15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 17 45 37 60 77 84 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
18.3% Very poor
Read 10.5
Write 15
Mixed 13
SusWrite 53.4
17% 23 MB/s
4K Read 0.1
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.3
47% 0.3 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 18.3%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws DDR3 1333 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 667 MHz
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
30.5% Below average
MC Read 10.8
MC Write 7.4
MC Mixed 12.1
29% 10.1 GB/s
SC Read 7.2
SC Write 6.1
SC Mixed 9
21% 7.43 GB/s
Latency 71.2
56% 71.2 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 30.5%
Great: 55%
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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 3,112 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asrock 970 Extreme3 - $133

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $473
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