Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 60.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Boot Drive64.7% 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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-UD3  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121022
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 04:27
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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-8350-$122
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
60.1% Good
SC Int 85.1
SC Float 72.5
SC Mixed 78.6
63% 78.7 Pts
QC Int 311
QC Float 274
QC Mixed 299
67% 295 Pts
MC Int 509
MC Float 435
MC Mixed 500
72% 481 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 60.1%
Great: 65%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$90
205GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
64.7% Good
Read 386
Write 320
Mixed 313
76% 340 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 43.9
4K Mixed 19.6
91% 30.6 MB/s
DQ Read 38.5
DQ Write 73.4
DQ Mixed 21.6
26% 44.5 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 64.7%
Great: 116%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$73
766GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
71.3% Very good
Read 120
Write 129
Mixed 119
92% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 2.23
4K Mixed 0.21
85% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 71.3%
Great: 106%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$56
463GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
60.9% Good
Read 109
Write 103
Mixed 45.7
63% 85.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 1.78
4K Mixed 0.46
111% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 60.9%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
44.9% Average
MC Read 17.2
MC Write 15.1
MC Mixed 15.3
45% 15.9 GB/s
SC Read 9.8
SC Write 8.7
SC Mixed 13.1
30% 10.5 GB/s
Latency 72.7
55% 72.7 ns
Poor: 22%
This bench: 44.9%
Great: 73%
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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-UD3 Builds (Compare 2,044 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3 - $95

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $582
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