Gigabyte GA-970-GAMING

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 52.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics28.7% 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 Drive33.8% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970-GAMING  (all builds)
Memory4.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
DisplayЦвета: 1366 x 768 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160406
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateSep 17 '20 at 13:21
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User RUS-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing as expected (45th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-8320E-$200
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
52.8% Above average
Memory 71.1
1-Core 66.1
2-Core 120
53% 85.9 Pts
4-Core 187
8-Core 359
34% 273 Pts
64-Core 347
23% 347 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 52.8%
Great: 69%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-$128
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 451.67
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
28.7% Poor
Lighting 36.5
Reflection 24.6
Parallax 32.9
30% 31.3 fps
MRender 38.1
Gravity 33.6
Splatting 32.4
22% 34.7 fps
Poor: 24%
This bench: 28.7%
Great: 29%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 120GB (2018)-$27
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE510000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 169 48 10 83 59 66 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
33.8% Below average
Read 417
Write 288
Mixed 257
SusWrite 72.5
58% 259 MB/s
4K Read 13
4K Write 8.4
4K Mixed 10.4
38% 10.6 MB/s
DQ Read 18.1
DQ Write 34.5
DQ Mixed 18.4
16% 23.7 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 33.8%
Great: 52%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$43
692GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 94 56 128 166 178 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
90.4% Outstanding
Read 185
Write 178
Mixed 77.7
SusWrite 130
104% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
152% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 90.4%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905402-174.A 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
39.6% Below average
MC Read 17.4
MC Write 12.6
MC Mixed 12.9
41% 14.3 GB/s
SC Read 9.2
SC Write 7.4
SC Mixed 10.9
26% 9.17 GB/s
Latency 98.8
40% 98.8 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 39.6%
Great: 44%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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Gaming
Gaming 40%
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Desktop
Desktop 71%
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Workstation
Workstation 33%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970-GAMING

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $425
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