Gigabyte GA-970A-D3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 54.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics31.9% 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 Drive39.6% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-D3  (all builds)
Memory4.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150206
Uptime1 Days
Run DateMar 20 '17 at 10:26
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User THA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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-$118
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
54.1% Above average
SC Int 57.6
SC Float 69.5
SC Mixed 71.1
53% 66.1 Pts
QC Int 289
QC Float 249
QC Mixed 270
61% 269 Pts
MC Int 426
MC Float 397
MC Mixed 442
63% 421 Pts
Poor: 45%
This bench: 54.1%
Great: 61%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7850-$174
Sapphire(174B E221) 2GB
CLim: 1125 MHz, MLim: 1330 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 16.12.2
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
31.9% Below average
Lighting 91
Reflection 84.8
Parallax 116
30% 97.3 fps
MRender 60.8
Gravity 76.2
Splatting 87.1
34% 74.7 fps
Poor: 26%
This bench: 31.9%
Great: 32%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 120GB-$109
33GB free
Firmware: DXT0AB0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
39.6% Below average
Read 377
Write 66.5
Mixed 87.9
38% 177 MB/s
4K Read 21.3
4K Write 41.9
4K Mixed 8.5
65% 23.9 MB/s
DQ Read 27.9
DQ Write 51.7
DQ Mixed 8.8
16% 29.5 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 39.6%
Great: 69%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$45
32GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
49.6% Average
Read 75.4
Write 97.4
Mixed 87.8
66% 86.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 1.36
4K Mixed 0.36
87% 0.75 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 49.6%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 667 MHz clocked @ 933 MHz
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
39.4% Below average
MC Read 16
MC Write 12.1
MC Mixed 14.4
40% 14.2 GB/s
SC Read 8.8
SC Write 7.6
SC Mixed 11.1
26% 9.17 GB/s
Latency 94.7
42% 94.7 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 39.4%
Great: 50%
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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 1,801 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: 69% - Good Total price: $668
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