Asrock 990FX Extreme4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop 40%
Speed boat
Workstation 35%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (30th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 70 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 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 44.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics52.9% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive52.6% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Run History
MotherboardAsrock 990FX Extreme4  (all builds)
Memory14.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20121015
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 08 '16 at 21:27
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing below expectations (30th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-8320-$163
CPUSocket, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
44.4% Average
1-Core 64.9
2-Core 124
45% 94.2 Pts
4-Core 251
8-Core 430
43% 340 Pts
64-Core 430
29% 430 Pts
Poor: 34%
This bench: 44.4%
Great: 52%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290X-$549
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 16.300.2511.0
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
52.9% Above average
Lighting 196
Reflection 156
Parallax 284
55% 212 fps
MRender 130
Gravity 178
Splatting 178
51% 162 fps
Poor: 46%
This bench: 52.9%
Great: 58%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$107
375GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
52.6% Above average
Read 289
Write 297
Mixed 269
64% 285 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 31.7
4K Mixed 14.2
73% 23.6 MB/s
DQ Read 27.8
DQ Write 35.8
DQ Mixed 17.5
17% 27 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 52.6%
Great: 135%
Seagate Desktop 500GB
21GB free, PID 3300
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
16.6% Very poor
Read 30.6
Write 29.1
Mixed 29.4
38% 29.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.83
4K Mixed 0.51
82% 1.01 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 16.6%
Great: 21%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Adata DDR3 1866 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
42.6% Average
MC Read 16.3
MC Write 14.3
MC Mixed 14.6
43% 15.1 GB/s
SC Read 9.4
SC Write 7.7
SC Mixed 11.8
28% 9.63 GB/s
Latency 74.5
54% 74.5 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 42.6%
Great: 91%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical 990FX Extreme4 Builds (Compare 855 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 47%
Desktop 51%
Workstation 40%
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Motherboard: Asrock 990FX Extreme4 - $229

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $714
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