XFX nForce 790i Ultra 3-Way SLI

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 37.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics27.8% 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)
Boot Drive49% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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.
Run History
MotherboardXFX nForce 790i Ultra 3-Way SLI  (all builds)
Memory8.6 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20091026
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateJul 15 '19 at 01:06
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core2 Extreme X9650-$850
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
37.6% Below average
1-Core 61.5
2-Core 122
43% 91.8 Pts
4-Core 239
8-Core 228
32% 233 Pts
64-Core 228
15% 228 Pts
Poor: 23%
This bench: 37.6%
Great: 44%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7870-$203
MSI(1462 2810) 2GB
CLim: 1100 MHz, MLim: 1200 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
27.8% Poor
Lighting 110
Reflection 85.5
Parallax 144
30% 113 fps
MRender 60.1
Gravity 93.1
Splatting 82.9
25% 78.7 fps
Poor: 18%
This bench: 27.8%
Great: 30%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$138
41GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 103 28 28 29 29 MB/s
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
49% Average
Read 216
Write 185
Mixed 170
SusWrite 58.5
35% 158 MB/s
4K Read 30.6
4K Write 42.5
4K Mixed 33.6
112% 35.6 MB/s
DQ Read 31.5
DQ Write 47.9
DQ Mixed 35.7
28% 38.4 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 49%
Great: 108%
WD WD7500AACS-00D6B0 750GB
278GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 45 46 47 47 46 47 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
31.2% Below average
Read 61.9
Write 65.6
Mixed 46.5
SusWrite 46.4
41% 55.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
147% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 31.2%
Great: 46%
Microsoft Storage Space Device 2TB
1TB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 159 163 165 161 165 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
82.5% Excellent
Read 129
Write 118
Mixed 25.5
SusWrite 157
78% 108 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 4.9
4K Mixed 1.8
337% 2.6 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 82.5%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 12GB
null MHz
4096, 4096, 2048, 2048 MB
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
21.7% Poor
MC Read 7.3
MC Write 6.5
MC Mixed 5.7
19% 6.5 GB/s
SC Read 7.3
SC Write 6.1
SC Mixed 3.9
16% 5.77 GB/s
Latency 70.4
57% 70.4 ns
Poor: 22%
This bench: 21.7%
Great: 50%
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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 nForce 790i Ultra 3-Way SLI Builds (Compare 23 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 35%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

Motherboard: XFX nForce 790i Ultra 3-Way SLI

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 30% - Below average Total price: $283
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