Gigabyte GA-970-Gaming SLI-CF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (17th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 83 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 light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 53.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 10 years and 11 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Very high background CPU (34%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970-Gaming SLI-CF  (all builds)
Memory26.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 0.8 GHz
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20160128
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 19 '19 at 22:33
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 34%

 PC Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-8350-$130
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
53.4% Above average
Memory 78.5
1-Core 50
2-Core 95.5
49% 74.7 Pts
4-Core 155
8-Core 253
26% 204 Pts
64-Core 276
18% 276 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 53.4%
Great: 74%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 1TB-$348
912GB free
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 935 949 953 926 938 925 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
165% Outstanding
Read 1,071
Write 940
Mixed 712
SusWrite 938
206% 915 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 76.8
4K Mixed 50.9
157% 53.8 MB/s
DQ Read 395
DQ Write 305
DQ Mixed 349
262% 350 MB/s
Poor: 171%
This bench: 165%
Great: 294%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$113
1TB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 169 155 159 153 152 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
67.9% Good
Read 77.8
Write 146
Mixed 73.5
SusWrite 158
84% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
188% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 67.9%
Great: 113%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
841GB free
Firmware: CC29
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 166 164 164 160 166 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
90.3% Outstanding
Read 150
Write 108
Mixed 34.8
SusWrite 164
82% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 5.4
4K Mixed 0.3
162% 2.13 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 90.3%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1866 CL10 Ser 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
41% Average
MC Read 16.1
MC Write 13
MC Mixed 15.7
43% 14.9 GB/s
SC Read 7.7
SC Write 6.4
SC Mixed 9.4
22% 7.83 GB/s
Latency 83.4
48% 83.4 ns
Poor: 38%
This bench: 41%
Great: 96%
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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 1,120 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970-Gaming SLI-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $482
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