Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 36%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft
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 below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 35.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics27.4% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 Drive51.7% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-UD3  (all builds)
Memory6.3 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121022
Uptime2.5 Days
Run DateMay 30 '19 at 03:01
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-8120
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.05 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
35.4% Below average
1-Core 55.5
2-Core 106
38% 80.9 Pts
4-Core 198
8-Core 323
33% 261 Pts
64-Core 311
21% 311 Pts
Poor: 28%
This bench: 35.4%
Great: 48%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R7 260X-$120
CLim: 1050 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 19.5.1
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
27.4% Poor
Lighting 76.2
Reflection 74
Parallax 108
27% 85.9 fps
MRender 54.5
Gravity 71.8
Splatting 70.5
28% 65.6 fps
Poor: 22%
This bench: 27.4%
Great: 31%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata S510 120GB
51GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.0.5c
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 111 114 113 114 109 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
51.7% Above average
Read 303
Write 136
Mixed 183
SusWrite 114
41% 184 MB/s
4K Read 19.1
4K Write 49.7
4K Mixed 25.1
87% 31.3 MB/s
DQ Read 114
DQ Write 132
DQ Mixed 121
92% 122 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 51.7%
Great: 80%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$22
160GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 63 63 64 64 65 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
47.4% Average
Read 101
Write 93.2
Mixed 70.5
SusWrite 63.5
61% 82.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 1
176% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 47.4%
Great: 71%
Hitachi HDS724020ALE640 2TB
41GB free
Firmware: MJ6OA5K0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 94 97 95 96 98 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
56.8% Above average
Read 102
Write 100
Mixed 23.2
SusWrite 95.7
58% 80.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.7
154% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 56.8%
Great: 88%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 12GB
null MHz
2048, 2048, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
41.7% Average
MC Read 16.5
MC Write 14.5
MC Mixed 14.2
43% 15.1 GB/s
SC Read 7.6
SC Write 7.2
SC Mixed 10.8
24% 8.53 GB/s
Latency 80.7
50% 80.7 ns
Poor: 22%
This bench: 41.7%
Great: 50%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-970A-UD3 Builds (Compare 4,974 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3 - $300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $761
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