Gigabyte GA-970A-D3P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 68.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics52.9% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive56.9% 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.
Run History
5 months ago, 1 month ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-D3P  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display4096 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141210
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 28 '21 at 20:52
Run Duration190 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%
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 PC Performing below expectations (39th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-8350-$130
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
68.8% Good
Memory 87.7
1-Core 76.9
2-Core 147
65% 104 Pts
4-Core 270
8-Core 475
47% 372 Pts
64-Core 485
32% 485 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 68.8%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 461.72
Performing below potential (14th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
52.9% Above average
Lighting 65.8
Reflection 101
Parallax 62.1
53% 76.3 fps
MRender 61.8
Gravity 65.7
Splatting 62.2
52% 63.2 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 52.9%
Great: 62%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS900 120GB-$25
52GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900613
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 87 96 95 74 64 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
56.9% Above average
Read 290
Write 339
Mixed 256
SusWrite 89.5
55% 244 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 60
4K Mixed 32.1
121% 41.3 MB/s
DQ Read 38.2
DQ Write 78.4
DQ Mixed 38
35% 51.5 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 56.9%
Great: 86%
Intel SSDSA2MH160G1GC 160GB
149GB free
Firmware: 045C8820
SusWrite @10s intervals: 63 68 52 33 12 21 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
30.1% Below average
Read 203
Write 68
Mixed 97.3
SusWrite 41.3
22% 102 MB/s
4K Read 16
4K Write 38.8
4K Mixed 13.4
62% 22.7 MB/s
DQ Read 17.8
DQ Write 21.1
DQ Mixed 15
12% 18 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 30.1%
Great: 41%
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$78
79GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 104 105 104 105 105 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
60.2% Good
Read 306
Write 365
Mixed 314
SusWrite 104
61% 272 MB/s
4K Read 31
4K Write 53.9
4K Mixed 38.5
125% 41.1 MB/s
DQ Read 36.9
DQ Write 73.5
DQ Mixed 47.4
38% 52.6 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 60.2%
Great: 114%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$38
352GB free
Firmware: CC44
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 104 105 104 105 105 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
61.4% Good
Read 110
Write 114
Mixed 55.7
SusWrite 104
70% 95.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 1
176% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 61.4%
Great: 72%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$32
931GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 93 97 95 74 65 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
79% Very good
Read 183
Write 164
Mixed 81.7
SusWrite 92.1
95% 130 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 1.3
251% 1.9 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 79%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F3-12800CL9-4 64C0MHHHJ-HS F3-12800CL9-4 64C0MHHHJ-HS 16GB
800, 667, 800, 667 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing below potential (20th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
42.9% Average
MC Read 17.1
MC Write 14
MC Mixed 13.6
43% 14.9 GB/s
SC Read 10.1
SC Write 9.2
SC Mixed 12.2
30% 10.5 GB/s
Latency 69.8
57% 69.8 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 42.9%
Great: 45%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-970A-D3P Builds (Compare 2,285 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-D3P - $108

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $554
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