Gigabyte GA-970A-D3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 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 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 48.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics66.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive57.9% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-D3  (all builds)
Memory9.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130903
Uptime13.6 Days
Run DateMar 29 '17 at 03:21
Run Duration227 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing below expectations (34th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD FX-8150-$183
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
48.5% Average
SC Int 70.2
SC Float 64.9
SC Mixed 68.5
54% 67.9 Pts
QC Int 241
QC Float 216
QC Mixed 239
53% 232 Pts
MC Int 379
MC Float 325
MC Mixed 346
53% 350 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 48.5%
Great: 56%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1519 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 378.66
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
66.7% Good
Lighting 216
Reflection 183
Parallax 201
63% 200 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 196
Splatting 130
76% 159 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 66.7%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$73
47GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
57.9% Above average
Read 298
Write 301
Mixed 242
62% 280 MB/s
4K Read 28.3
4K Write 33
4K Mixed 19.2
85% 26.9 MB/s
DQ Read 35.7
DQ Write 59.9
DQ Mixed 18.8
22% 38.1 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 57.9%
Great: 114%
Adata XPG SX900 128GB-$72
39GB free
Firmware: 5.0.7a Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
44.7% Average
Read 290
Write 152
Mixed 178
46% 207 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 47.7
4K Mixed 11.6
73% 26.9 MB/s
DQ Read 29.8
DQ Write 91
DQ Mixed 11.9
23% 44.2 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 44.7%
Great: 72%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$79
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC29 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
85.3% Excellent
Read 143
Write 155
Mixed 79.9
93% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 1.57
4K Mixed 0.31
88% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 85.3%
Great: 108%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$50
216GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
59.9% Above average
Read 110
Write 99.2
Mixed 26.9
57% 78.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 1.59
4K Mixed 0.22
77% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 59.9%
Great: 70%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$60
143GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
59.4% Above average
Read 111
Write 96
Mixed 76.3
70% 94.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.91
4K Write 1.86
4K Mixed 0.17
91% 0.98 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 59.4%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
40.3% Average
MC Read 15.8
MC Write 13.1
MC Mixed 14.1
41% 14.3 GB/s
SC Read 8.1
SC Write 7.7
SC Mixed 10.8
25% 8.87 GB/s
Latency 78.9
51% 78.9 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 40.3%
Great: 75%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-970A-D3 Builds (Compare 1,945 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-D3 - $82

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $760
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