Gigabyte GA-970A-D3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
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 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 48.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics64.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive65% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
High background CPU (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-D3  (all builds)
Memory10.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130903
Uptime7.1 Days
Run DateAug 05 '17 at 04:08
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 28%

 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-8320-$94
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
48.3% Average
SC Int 71.3
SC Float 59.5
SC Mixed 65.9
52% 65.6 Pts
QC Int 251
QC Float 220
QC Mixed 238
54% 236 Pts
MC Int 388
MC Float 341
MC Mixed 378
56% 369 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 48.3%
Great: 61%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$265
CLim: 1288 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.4.4
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
64.2% Good
Lighting 185
Reflection 165
Parallax 267
66% 206 fps
MRender 136
Gravity 177
Splatting 121
62% 144 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 64.2%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Extreme Pro 240GB-$105
67GB free
Firmware: X21200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
65% Good
Read 375
Write 365
Mixed 153
66% 297 MB/s
4K Read 25
4K Write 50.5
4K Mixed 16.2
85% 30.5 MB/s
DQ Read 30.9
DQ Write 85.1
DQ Mixed 16.6
25% 44.2 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 65%
Great: 106%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 1TB-$85
600GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
97.4% Outstanding
Read 161
Write 178
Mixed 78.7
102% 139 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 5.45
4K Mixed 0.71
218% 2.35 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 97.4%
Great: 104%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$50
104GB free
Firmware: CC44 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
79.7% Very good
Read 147
Write 132
Mixed 27.2
74% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 1.23
4K Mixed 0.28
76% 0.68 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 79.7%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
36.6% Below average
MC Read 13.2
MC Write 12.3
MC Mixed 12.7
36% 12.7 GB/s
SC Read 8
SC Write 7.6
SC Mixed 10.3
25% 8.63 GB/s
Latency 79.3
50% 79.3 ns
Poor: 23%
This bench: 36.6%
Great: 95%
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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 1,875 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: 71% - Very good Total price: $643
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