Gigabyte GA-970-GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 48.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics27.2% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive139% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB 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)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit barev
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20151103
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 03 '19 at 15:10
Run Duration167 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (41st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-6350 Six-Core-$253
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
48.8% Average
1-Core 78.7
2-Core 141
52% 110 Pts
4-Core 257
8-Core 362
40% 310 Pts
64-Core 337
23% 337 Pts
Poor: 33%
This bench: 48.8%
Great: 51%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 950-$170
CLim: 1506 MHz, MLim: 1652 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
27.2% Poor
Lighting 109
Reflection 90.6
Parallax 101
28% 100 fps
MRender 76.7
Gravity 97.4
Splatting 76.6
27% 83.6 fps
Poor: 24%
This bench: 27.2%
Great: 29%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 970 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 500GB-$88
385GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 476 526 540 539 535 533 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
139% Outstanding
Read 604
Write 480
Mixed 512
SusWrite 525
119% 530 MB/s
4K Read 51.1
4K Write 85.4
4K Mixed 62.3
202% 66.3 MB/s
DQ Read 472
DQ Write 397
DQ Mixed 436
326% 435 MB/s
Poor: 181%
This bench: 139%
Great: 323%
Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB-$62
135GB free
Firmware: 0C3J96R9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 62 54 41 32 29 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
60.9% Good
Read 409
Write 214
Mixed 183
SusWrite 49.6
47% 214 MB/s
4K Read 22.7
4K Write 47
4K Mixed 30.3
98% 33.3 MB/s
DQ Read 253
DQ Write 232
DQ Mixed 123
125% 203 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 60.9%
Great: 89%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 250GB-$15
50GB free
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 86 92 94 95 94 94 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
56.4% Above average
Read 102
Write 96
Mixed 32.8
SusWrite 92.7
59% 80.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 6.6
4K Mixed 0.4
196% 2.57 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 56.4%
Great: 77%
Kingston DataTraveler 100 G3 USB 3.0 32GB-$4
11GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 11 19 19 19 19 19 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
14.1% Very poor
Read 58.2
Write 31
Mixed 7.8
SusWrite 17.9
32% 28.7 MB/s
4K Read 7.3
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
27% 2.43 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 14.1%
Great: 28%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
31.5% Below average
MC Read 11.1
MC Write 9.8
MC Mixed 9.2
29% 10 GB/s
SC Read 10.6
SC Write 9.1
SC Mixed 10.8
29% 10.2 GB/s
Latency 73.9
54% 73.9 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 31.5%
Great: 56%
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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 Builds (Compare 3,168 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970-GAMING

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