Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding RAM
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 61.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics1.43% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 2 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-UD3  (all builds)
Memory7 GB free of 8 GB @ 0 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20121022
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 09 '15 at 22:54
Run Duration182 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th 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-8350-$119
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
61.6% Good
SC Int 88.2
SC Float 79
SC Mixed 84
67% 83.7 Pts
QC Int 320
QC Float 275
QC Mixed 299
68% 298 Pts
MC Int 526
MC Float 497
MC Mixed 530
78% 518 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 61.6%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
ATI Radeon HD 5400
Sapphire(174B 3000) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.982.0.0
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
1.43% Terrible
Lighting 4.1
Reflection 5
Parallax 5.2
1% 4.77 fps
MRender 4.1
Gravity 2.5
Splatting 4.2
2% 3.6 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.43%
Great: 1%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Pro 128GB-$160
70GB free
Firmware: DXM06B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
71.9% Very good
Read 480
Write 359
Mixed 272
82% 371 MB/s
4K Read 24
4K Write 36.9
4K Mixed 17.4
78% 26.1 MB/s
DQ Read 169
DQ Write 163
DQ Mixed 57.4
73% 130 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 71.9%
Great: 101%
SanDisk Extreme II 120GB-$130
63GB free
Firmware: R1311 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
64.9% Good
Read 408
Write 289
Mixed 270
71% 322 MB/s
4K Read 19.3
4K Write 48.4
4K Mixed 19.1
79% 28.9 MB/s
DQ Read 164
DQ Write 144
DQ Mixed 57.7
70% 122 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 64.9%
Great: 90%
WD WD740GD-00FLA2 74GB
40GB free
Firmware: 27.08D27 Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
26% Poor
Read 28.9
Write 61.1
Mixed 58.6
38% 49.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.44
111% 0.98 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 26%
Great: 39%
WD WD800JD-75MSA3 80GB-$20
24GB free
Firmware: 06.01D06 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
19.1% Very poor
Read 32.9
Write 33.2
Mixed 24.1
22% 30.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.39
89% 0.71 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 19.1%
Great: 33%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3 - $95

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $650
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