Gigabyte GA-970-Gaming SLI-CF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming 59%
Desktop 47%
Workstation 39%
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 64.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics67.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970-Gaming SLI-CF  (all builds)
Memory3.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160128
Uptime4 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 03:08
Run Duration91 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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-8350-$115
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.5 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
64.8% Good
SC Int 91.9
SC Float 80
SC Mixed 86.4
69% 86.1 Pts
QC Int 338
QC Float 301
QC Mixed 318
72% 319 Pts
MC Int 562
MC Float 482
MC Mixed 550
80% 531 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 64.8%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$400
Asus(1043 0501) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1269 MHz, MLim: 1650 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
67.4% Good
Lighting 202
Reflection 170
Parallax 285
72% 219 fps
MRender 128
Gravity 193
Splatting 120
64% 147 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 67.4%
Great: 71%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate ST3500418AS 500GB
44GB free
Firmware: CC38
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
56.9% Above average
Read 105
Write 93.1
Mixed 90.8
72% 96.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 1.43
4K Mixed 0.4
90% 0.76 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 56.9%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F3 DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
46.6% Average
MC Read 20
MC Write 14.9
MC Mixed 14
47% 16.3 GB/s
SC Read 10.3
SC Write 8.8
SC Mixed 11.9
30% 10.3 GB/s
Latency 60.4
66% 60.4 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 46.6%
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 SLI-CF Builds (Compare 550 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 62%
Desktop 55%
Workstation 45%

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970-Gaming SLI-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Excellent Total price: $545
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