Asrock 970 Extreme3 R2.0

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 24%
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation 26%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (18th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 82 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 37.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics28.3% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive69.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (59%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardAsrock 970 Extreme3 R2.0  (all builds)
Memory3.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160531
Uptime2.4 Days
Run DateJan 09 '18 at 14:38
Run Duration91 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU 59%

 PC Performing way below expectations (18th 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-6300-$78
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
37.2% Below average
SC Int 55
SC Float 52.8
SC Mixed 54
43% 53.9 Pts
QC Int 185
QC Float 168
QC Mixed 177
40% 177 Pts
MC Int 296
MC Float 258
MC Mixed 297
43% 284 Pts
Poor: 34%
This bench: 37.2%
Great: 57%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon RX 560-B
Device(1DA2 E348) 2GB
CLim: 1295 MHz, MLim: 1601 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.12.2
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
28.3% Poor
Lighting 78.7
Reflection 78.9
Parallax 104
27% 87.1 fps
MRender 59.9
Gravity 74.8
Splatting 74
29% 69.6 fps
Poor: 25%
This bench: 28.3%
Great: 32%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$85
122GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
69.5% Good
Read 478
Write 373
Mixed 397
92% 416 MB/s
4K Read 28.7
4K Write 41.8
4K Mixed 17
87% 29.2 MB/s
DQ Read 32
DQ Write 45.9
DQ Mixed 16.7
19% 31.6 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 69.5%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G3D18ADS3.16FE 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1066 MHz clocked @ 533 MHz
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
20.8% Poor
MC Read 7.1
MC Write 7.5
MC Mixed 7.3
21% 7.3 GB/s
SC Read 3.4
SC Write 4.2
SC Mixed 3.4
10% 3.67 GB/s
Latency 116
35% 116 ns
Poor: 23%
This bench: 20.8%
Great: 40%
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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 2,910 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 49%
Desktop 48%
Workstation 32%
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Motherboard: Asrock 970 Extreme3 R2.0 - $97

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $660
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