Gigabyte GA-970-GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 29%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (23rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 77 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 a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 34%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics22.7% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Memory10GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 10GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970-GAMING  (all builds)
Memory7.2 GB free of 10 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160406
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateJan 13 '19 at 04:30
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User ARG-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing below expectations (23rd 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-4100-$110
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
34% Below average
SC Int 54.9
SC Float 51.7
SC Mixed 53
43% 53.2 Pts
QC Int 147
QC Float 150
QC Mixed 170
35% 156 Pts
MC Int 160
MC Float 144
MC Mixed 140
22% 148 Pts
Poor: 27%
This bench: 34%
Great: 48%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R7 360-$98
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 18.9.3
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
22.7% Poor
Lighting 62.9
Reflection 71.5
Parallax 83.8
22% 72.7 fps
MRender 49.1
Gravity 55.7
Splatting 63.8
23% 56.2 fps
Poor: 20%
This bench: 22.7%
Great: 28%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$138
18GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 383
Write 301
Mixed 216
66% 300 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 45.1
4K Mixed 33.5
105% 34.6 MB/s
DQ Read 250
DQ Write 238
DQ Mixed 148
138% 212 MB/s
Poor: 63% Great: 107%
WD WD4000YR-01PLB0 400GB-$111
313GB free
Firmware: 01.06A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 37 38 37 39 38 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
24.5% Poor
Read 46.9
Write 50.3
Mixed 30
SusWrite 37.9
30% 41.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 1
176% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 24.5%
Great: 35%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 99U5471-020.A 9905471-001.A 99U5474-038.A 10GB
667, 667, 667 MHz
4096, 2048, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
35.3% Below average
MC Read 13.4
MC Write 11.6
MC Mixed 13.5
37% 12.8 GB/s
SC Read 7
SC Write 5.2
SC Mixed 8.1
19% 6.77 GB/s
Latency 94
43% 94 ns
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-970-GAMING Builds (Compare 2,343 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: 88% - Excellent Total price: $354
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