Asrock 970 Extreme4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 12%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 66.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics13% 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 Drive77.1% 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.
Run History
MotherboardAsrock 970 Extreme4  (all builds)
Memory4.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131111
Uptime1 Days
Run DateAug 22 '16 at 10:22
Run Duration191 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-8320-$163
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
66.4% Good
Memory 84.5
1-Core 73.8
2-Core 145
63% 101 Pts
4-Core 262
8-Core 441
44% 351 Pts
64-Core 430
29% 430 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 66.4%
Great: 70%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7770
MSI(1462 2710) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 16.300.2311.0
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
13% Very poor
Lighting 16.4
Reflection 16.7
Parallax 22.3
14% 18.5 fps
MRender 13.3
Gravity 15.3
Splatting 18.7
8% 15.8 fps
Poor: 12%
This bench: 13%
Great: 15%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$232
183GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
77.1% Very good
Read 502
Write 427
Mixed 475
104% 468 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 27.9
4K Mixed 24.1
87% 26.5 MB/s
DQ Read 150
DQ Write 35.5
DQ Mixed 28.1
37% 71.1 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 77.1%
Great: 123%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$82
552GB free
Firmware: CC4H Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
97% Outstanding
Read 173
Write 166
Mixed 153
123% 164 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.17
4K Mixed 0.32
91% 0.76 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 97%
Great: 115%
Hitachi UltraStar 7K4000 2TB
246GB free
Firmware: MF6OAA70 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
59.4% Above average
Read 105
Write 102
Mixed 95.1
76% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 1.83
4K Mixed 0.34
98% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 59.4%
Great: 92%
Kingston HyperX Savage USB 3.1 256GB-$126
213GB free, PID 16b3, Kingston HyperX Savage USB3.1 HXS3/256GB
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
11.9% Very poor
Read 37.4
Write 23.3
Mixed 18.8
31% 26.5 MB/s
4K Read 4.07
4K Write 0.16
4K Mixed 0.51
38% 1.58 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 11.9%
Great: 98%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C7 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing below potential (13th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
47% Average
MC Read 19.4
MC Write 14.6
MC Mixed 16.8
48% 16.9 GB/s
SC Read 10.4
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 11.2
29% 10 GB/s
Latency 72.6
55% 72.6 ns
Poor: 38%
This bench: 47%
Great: 65%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 970 Extreme4 Builds (Compare 1,389 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Asrock 970 Extreme4 - $107

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $574
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