Asrock 970 Extreme4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 55.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics22.7% 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 Drive105% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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 (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardAsrock 970 Extreme4  (all builds)
Memory5.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130115
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 12 '18 at 15:10
Run Duration194 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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-8350-$87
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
55.7% Above average
SC Int 79.8
SC Float 72.6
SC Mixed 77
61% 76.5 Pts
QC Int 286
QC Float 251
QC Mixed 266
61% 268 Pts
MC Int 514
MC Float 435
MC Mixed 495
72% 481 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 55.7%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750 Ti-$110
POV(1ACC 75A2) 2GB
CLim: 1293 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
22.7% Poor
Lighting 70.2
Reflection 45.5
Parallax 66
21% 60.6 fps
MRender 54.1
Gravity 68.7
Splatting 39.8
24% 54.2 fps
Poor: 17%
This bench: 22.7%
Great: 25%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$100
209GB free
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
169% Outstanding
Read 1346
Write 974
Mixed 1,057
250% 1,126 MB/s
4K Read 47.8
4K Write 86.5
4K Mixed 36.4
165% 56.9 MB/s
DQ Read 159
DQ Write 115
DQ Mixed 62.7
67% 112 MB/s
Poor: 149%
This bench: 169%
Great: 238%
AMD 2+0 Stripe/RAID0 254GB
184GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.10
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 1,014
Write 272
Mixed 428
124% 571 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 31.7
138% 56.2 MB/s
DQ Read 147
DQ Write 119
DQ Mixed 66
68% 111 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 105%
Great: 128%
Asrock RAM Disk 0GB
0GB free
Firmware: 1.00
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Poor: 70% Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 933 MHz
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
35.1% Below average
MC Read 12.9
MC Write 11.7
MC Mixed 9.9
33% 11.5 GB/s
SC Read 8.8
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 11
27% 9.37 GB/s
Latency 63.1
63% 63.1 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 35.1%
Great: 72%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 970 Extreme4 Builds (Compare 3,409 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Asrock 970 Extreme4 - $98

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $650
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