Gigabyte GA-970-GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 51.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics40.6% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive111% 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)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160406
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 24 '19 at 13:38
Run Duration177 Seconds
Run User JPN-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (58th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-8350-$130
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.1 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
51.7% Above average
1-Core 80.5
2-Core 151
55% 116 Pts
4-Core 277
8-Core 493
48% 385 Pts
64-Core 505
34% 505 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 51.7%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 770-$279
Nvidia(10DE 1033) 2GB
CLim: 1228 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 441.66
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
40.6% Average
Lighting 123
Reflection 89
Parallax 144
32% 119 fps
MRender 116
Gravity 148
Splatting 84.8
41% 116 fps
Poor: 38%
This bench: 40.6%
Great: 44%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SABRENT 256GB
190GB free (System drive)
Firmware: ECFM12.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 194 555 604 567 252 263 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
111% Outstanding
Read 541
Write 500
Mixed 507
SusWrite 406
110% 488 MB/s
4K Read 37.9
4K Write 87.3
4K Mixed 49.2
167% 58.1 MB/s
DQ Read 161
DQ Write 424
DQ Mixed 401
275% 328 MB/s
Poor: 109%
This bench: 111%
Great: 221%
Spcc M.2 PCIe SSD 256GB
238GB free
Firmware: ECFM22.4 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 193 556 606 611 546 251 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
124% Outstanding
Read 518
Write 501
Mixed 507
SusWrite 461
112% 497 MB/s
4K Read 40.6
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 59.8
194% 68.5 MB/s
DQ Read 212
DQ Write 443
DQ Mixed 293
233% 316 MB/s
Poor: 110%
This bench: 124%
Great: 217%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$39
765GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 186 186 186 186 186 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
112% Outstanding
Read 221
Write 173
Mixed 96.4
SusWrite 171
121% 165 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.3
252% 1.83 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 112%
Great: 109%
SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 16GB-$6
3GB free, PID 5583
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 11 17 17 9.5 9 8.7 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
14.5% Very poor
Read 29.3
Write 18.7
Mixed 21.6
SusWrite 11.9
26% 20.4 MB/s
4K Read 3.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 2.9
187% 2.93 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 14.5%
Great: 31%
SanDisk Cruzer Fit 8GB
1GB free, PID 5571
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3.1 3 3.6 3.6 3.6 3.5 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
10.4% Very poor
Read 20.6
Write 10.9
Mixed 6.8
SusWrite 3.4
12% 10.4 MB/s
4K Read 4.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.4
93% 2.33 MB/s
Poor: 7%
This bench: 10.4%
Great: 13%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Adata DDR3 1866 2OZ 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 800 MHz clocked @ 933 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
53.2% Above average
MC Read 22.7
MC Write 15.5
MC Mixed 19.3
55% 19.2 GB/s
SC Read 11.6
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 12.8
31% 11 GB/s
Latency 62.4
64% 62.4 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 53.2%
Great: 53%
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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 3,254 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970-GAMING

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