Gigabyte GA-970-GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 49.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics60% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive61.4% 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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970-GAMING  (all builds)
Memory3.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit barev
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151103
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 19:50
Run Duration159 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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-8300-$79
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
49.1% Average
SC Int 75.5
SC Float 64.6
SC Mixed 68.9
56% 69.7 Pts
QC Int 246
QC Float 221
QC Mixed 238
53% 235 Pts
MC Int 390
MC Float 335
MC Mixed 385
56% 370 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 49.1%
Great: 60%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 470-$208
CLim: 1410 MHz, MLim: 1900 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
60% Good
Lighting 160
Reflection 188
Parallax 225
57% 191 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 160
Splatting 132
62% 147 fps
Poor: 45%
This bench: 60%
Great: 64%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Fury 120GB-$61
45GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 608ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 111 116 111 104 100 MB/s
Performing below potential (50th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
61.4% Good
Read 241
Write 146
Mixed 170
SusWrite 109
37% 166 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 76.4
4K Mixed 39
125% 46.2 MB/s
DQ Read 108
DQ Write 147
DQ Mixed 74.6
71% 110 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 61.4%
Great: 74%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$39
369GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 98 97 96 93 94 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
61.5% Good
Read 118
Write 114
Mixed 90
SusWrite 96.3
77% 104 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.2
236% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 61.5%
Great: 109%
WD Blue 1TB (2010)-$96
571GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 83 83 84 83 83 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
56.5% Above average
Read 114
Write 92.8
Mixed 85
SusWrite 83
69% 93.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1
186% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 56.5%
Great: 75%
Kingston DT microDuo 3.0 16GB
1GB free, PID 16a3
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 115
Write 12.8
Mixed 6.7
36% 44.8 MB/s
4K Read 10.1
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 0
41% 3.4 MB/s
Poor: 7% Great: 28%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C10 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 933 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
47.1% Average
MC Read 20.4
MC Write 14.5
MC Mixed 15.6
48% 16.8 GB/s
SC Read 10
SC Write 8
SC Mixed 11.9
28% 9.97 GB/s
Latency 67.5
59% 67.5 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 47.1%
Great: 50%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-970-GAMING Builds (Compare 2,050 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970-GAMING

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Very good Total price: $422
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