Gigabyte GA-970-Gaming SLI-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 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 a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 66.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics110% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive84.5% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (33%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970-Gaming SLI-CF  (all builds)
Memory4.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160128
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateAug 08 '20 at 23:22
Run Duration174 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 33%
Watch Gameplay: 2070 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-8370-$153
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
66.2% Good
Memory 84.4
1-Core 68
2-Core 135
60% 95.8 Pts
4-Core 260
8-Core 444
44% 352 Pts
64-Core 448
30% 448 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 66.2%
Great: 74%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$443
CLim: 2190 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 451.67
Performing below potential (72nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
110% Outstanding
Lighting 365
Reflection 324
Parallax 409
96% 366 fps
MRender 370
Gravity 380
Splatting 236
111% 329 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 110%
Great: 118%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$100
201GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 235 232 246 266 271 274 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
84.5% Excellent
Read 462
Write 429
Mixed 326
SusWrite 254
82% 368 MB/s
4K Read 32.5
4K Write 58.9
4K Mixed 38.9
130% 43.4 MB/s
DQ Read 262
DQ Write 185
DQ Mixed 173
143% 207 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 84.5%
Great: 115%
Toshiba THNSNS256GMCP 256GB
238GB free
Firmware: TA5ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 186 218 205 218 219 216 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
59.6% Above average
Read 209
Write 244
Mixed 296
SusWrite 210
54% 240 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 41.8
4K Mixed 27.9
90% 30.4 MB/s
DQ Read 240
DQ Write 215
DQ Mixed 197
156% 217 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 59.6%
Great: 87%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$130
771GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 197 195 253 236 204 203 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
79% Very good
Read 444
Write 399
Mixed 400
SusWrite 215
82% 365 MB/s
4K Read 29.7
4K Write 61.1
4K Mixed 37.6
126% 42.8 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 122
DQ Mixed 37.2
71% 146 MB/s
Poor: 85%
This bench: 79%
Great: 133%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$135
334GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 275 276 303 293 307 298 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
72.8% Very good
Read 358
Write 379
Mixed 250
SusWrite 292
72% 320 MB/s
4K Read 21.1
4K Write 55.7
4K Mixed 28.7
98% 35.2 MB/s
DQ Read 226
DQ Write 229
DQ Mixed 191
154% 216 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 72.8%
Great: 133%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMT8GX3M2A186 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
42.1% Average
MC Read 15.1
MC Write 14.3
MC Mixed 15
42% 14.8 GB/s
SC Read 9.3
SC Write 8.6
SC Mixed 11.5
28% 9.8 GB/s
Latency 72.7
55% 72.7 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 42.1%
Great: 48%

 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 212 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970-Gaming SLI-CF

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