Asrock 970 Extreme4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 49.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics12% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
26 days ago, 26 days ago.
MotherboardAsrock 970 Extreme4  (all builds)
Memory6.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit väriä
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150805
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 13 '21 at 20:11
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Athlon II X4 640-$230
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
49.3% Average
Memory 60.4
1-Core 55.3
2-Core 110
46% 75.3 Pts
4-Core 221
8-Core 221
30% 221 Pts
64-Core 217
15% 217 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 49.3%
Great: 57%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
ATI HD 4870
PwrHis(1787 2282) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
12% Very poor
Lighting 16.9
Reflection 18.2
Parallax 12.5
14% 15.9 fps
MRender 11.6
Gravity 12.7
Splatting 12.4
10% 12.2 fps
Poor: 7%
This bench: 12%
Great: 11%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 1TB (2016)-$70
899GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 179 184 201 199 204 204 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 188
Write 198
Mixed 28.6
SusWrite 195
110% 152 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 5.2
4K Mixed 2
368% 2.8 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 110%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Savage DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
30.2% Below average
MC Read 14
MC Write 6.5
MC Mixed 11.6
31% 10.7 GB/s
SC Read 8.3
SC Write 6.4
SC Mixed 8.8
22% 7.83 GB/s
Latency 126
32% 126 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 30.2%
Great: 62%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 970 Extreme4 Builds (Compare 2,033 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 37%
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Desktop
Desktop 72%
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Workstation
Workstation 32%
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Motherboard: Asrock 970 Extreme4 - $107

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 42% - Average Total price: $677
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