Gigabyte GA-970-GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 45.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics72.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive44.5% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory4GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and although it's sufficient for most games, some will benefit from up to 8GB of RAM. 4GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970-GAMING  (all builds)
Memory1.8 GB free of 4 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160406
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 15 '18 at 01:26
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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-4300-$53
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
45.3% Average
SC Int 77.2
SC Float 67.9
SC Mixed 67
57% 70.7 Pts
QC Int 237
QC Float 209
QC Mixed 227
51% 225 Pts
MC Int 240
MC Float 202
MC Mixed 234
34% 225 Pts
Poor: 28%
This bench: 45.3%
Great: 49%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$240
CLim: 1405 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.8.2
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
72.8% Very good
Lighting 218
Reflection 186
Parallax 286
75% 230 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 208
Splatting 134
71% 163 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 72.8%
Great: 76%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
I-flashdisk K8 64GB
42GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20150529
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 90 90 92 93 92 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
44.5% Average
Read 364
Write 94.5
Mixed 118
SusWrite 90.7
36% 167 MB/s
4K Read 16.6
4K Write 52.8
4K Mixed 10.9
67% 26.8 MB/s
DQ Read 130
DQ Write 89.4
DQ Mixed 57.3
57% 92.3 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 44.5%
Great: 45%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$43
930GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 198 199 196 191 202 203 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 204
Write 152
Mixed 86.5
SusWrite 198
117% 160 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
173% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 115%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston ACR256X64D3U1 HU524303EP020 4GB
667, 667 MHz
2048, 2048 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
42.5% Average
MC Read 17.7
MC Write 11.7
MC Mixed 15.1
42% 14.8 GB/s
SC Read 10.1
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 12.1
29% 10.2 GB/s
Latency 70.2
57% 70.2 ns
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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 2,170 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: 81% - Excellent Total price: $414
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