Gigabyte GA-970A-D3P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (18th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 82 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 light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 55.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics54.5% 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 Drive36.2% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-D3P  (all builds)
Memory10.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130806
Uptime11 Days
Run DateNov 28 '19 at 20:51
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-6300-$90
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
55.9% Above average
Memory 84.2
1-Core 51.1
2-Core 89.9
51% 75.1 Pts
4-Core 155
8-Core 200
23% 178 Pts
64-Core 194
13% 194 Pts
Poor: 49%
This bench: 55.9%
Great: 69%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
Nvidia(10DE 1116) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 441.12
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
54.5% Above average
Lighting 67.5
Reflection 67
Parallax 58.1
56% 64.2 fps
MRender 77.6
Gravity 71.4
Splatting 64.9
46% 71.3 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 54.5%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$32
21GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z33130RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 32 25 19 32 26 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
36.2% Below average
Read 326
Write 230
Mixed 125
SusWrite 34.5
39% 179 MB/s
4K Read 14.5
4K Write 44.8
4K Mixed 13.9
64% 24.4 MB/s
DQ Read 21.9
DQ Write 67.1
DQ Mixed 12.6
19% 33.9 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 36.2%
Great: 85%
WD Blue 3TB (2015)-$75
2.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 54 29 23 19 31 22 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 48% Great: 96%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4GBH1X04F1AA2 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
41.1% Average
MC Read 16.6
MC Write 11.7
MC Mixed 15.2
41% 14.5 GB/s
SC Read 9.1
SC Write 7.3
SC Mixed 11
26% 9.13 GB/s
Latency 73.1
55% 73.1 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 41.1%
Great: 50%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-970A-D3P Builds (Compare 1,674 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $491
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