Gigabyte GTX 970 severely under-performing...

Hey all,

I figured I'd run a benchmark to see if my system was still performing up to snuff 5 months in. Needless to say, I was shocked by the result: http://www.3dmark.com/fs/5262851 (current) http://www.3dmark.com/fs/3692567 (past).

What in the world could have affected my performance so dramatically?! I've reinstalled drivers, cleaned up windows, ran virus scans, now I'm checking for malicious software. Yikes!

System:
Core i7 3820
P9X79 Pro
16GB DDR3 Gskill 1866mhz RAM
512GB OCZ SSD
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  1. 800Mhz DDR3 RAM?
  2. oops, 1866mhz, doing too many things at once, updated original post
  3. Actually... doesn't make any sense... the only change in the specs shown there is the graphic driver (and a bit more clock...).

    this is weird...., you should try another kind of test, just in case 3dmark is bugged for you somehow.
  4. kellemdros said:
    Actually... doesn't make any sense... the only change in the specs shown there is the graphic driver (and a bit more clock...).

    this is weird...., you should try another kind of test, just in case 3dmark is bugged for you somehow.


    Suggestion on test? Problem is I don't have a baseline with anything else. Think furmark kicks a built in limiter with nvidia products, right?
  5. Pff, im a bit outdated on the tests sorry... still, try the furmark, even if do that with the nvidias you should be able to compare it with symilar sistems...
  6. kellemdros said:
    Pff, im a bit outdated on the tests sorry... still, try the furmark, even if do that with the nvidias you should be able to compare it with symilar sistems...


    Sigh... so it's way low in each comparable I try - should I be looking to warranty the thing?
  7. I just can say that my i7 920 oc 3,8 with my gigabyte g1 gtx 970 plus 12 gb t-channel gives mee 10600 in that test.... so something is really wrong...
  8. Try unigine heaven, in that i got
    Unigine Heaven Benchmark 4.0

    FPS:
    76.4

    Score:
    1926

    Min FPS:
    8.8

    Max FPS:
    156.8


    System

    Platform:
    Windows NT 6.2 (build 9200) 64bit

    CPU model:
    Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 920 @ 2.67GHz (3810MHz) x4

    GPU model:
    NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 10.18.13.5330 (4095MB) x1


    Settings

    Render:
    Direct3D11

    Mode:
    1600x900 8xAA windowed

    Preset
    Extreme
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