Gigabyte GA-970-GAMING

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 49.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Boot Drive72% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970-GAMING  (all builds)
Memory20.2 GB free of 24 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors, 3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151103
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '19 at 17:43
Run Duration195 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-8350-$105
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
49.3% Average
1-Core 75.6
2-Core 145
52% 110 Pts
4-Core 277
8-Core 482
48% 379 Pts
64-Core 471
32% 471 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 49.3%
Great: 55%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Fury 240GB-$56
61GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 605ABBF1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 128 138 133 126 128 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
72% Very good
Read 319
Write 260
Mixed 264
SusWrite 136
55% 245 MB/s
4K Read 29.7
4K Write 71.5
4K Mixed 38
132% 46.4 MB/s
DQ Read 211
DQ Write 243
DQ Mixed 179
148% 211 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 72%
Great: 84%
HyperX Fury 240GB-$56
223GB free
Firmware: 60AABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 184 176 170 177 170 181 MB/s
Performing below potential (37th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
69.4% Good
Read 266
Write 266
Mixed 258
SusWrite 176
54% 241 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 77.1
4K Mixed 34.5
126% 46.2 MB/s
DQ Read 168
DQ Write 243
DQ Mixed 190
148% 201 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 69.4%
Great: 84%
Samsung Spinpoint F1 1TB-$100
784GB free
Firmware: 1AA01113
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 114 111 114 114 114 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
63.5% Good
Read 108
Write 67.5
Mixed 63
SusWrite 113
65% 87.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1.1
193% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 63.5%
Great: 62%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$42
906GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 123 124 122 124 123 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
88.9% Excellent
Read 186
Write 177
Mixed 98
SusWrite 123
107% 146 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.2
229% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 88.9%
Great: 108%
CBM Flash Disk 1GB
0GB free, PID 6025
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2.2 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.4 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
2.53% Terrible
Read 13.5
Write 1.7
Mixed 4.2
SusWrite 2.3
6% 5.42 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
1% 0.1 MB/s
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.53%
Great: 4%
Mass Storage Device 32GB
29GB free, PID 1212
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 18 18 18 18 18 18 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
14.7% Very poor
Read 17.5
Write 17
Mixed 14.3
SusWrite 17.7
23% 16.6 MB/s
4K Read 3.9
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 3
198% 3.1 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 14.7%
Great: 17%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F3-12800CL9-4 F3-12800CL9-4 F3-2133C11-8G F3-2133C11-8G 24GB
667, 667, 667, 667 MHz
4096, 4096, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
44.7% Average
MC Read 16.9
MC Write 15.1
MC Mixed 15.2
45% 15.7 GB/s
SC Read 9.7
SC Write 9
SC Mixed 12.8
30% 10.5 GB/s
Latency 70.3
57% 70.3 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 44.7%
Great: 45%
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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).

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Gaming
Gaming 45%
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Desktop
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 37%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970-GAMING

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