Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 57.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics72.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive64.4% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-UD3  (all builds)
Memory12.6 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 04:30
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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-$115
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
57.6% Above average
SC Int 84.8
SC Float 72.7
SC Mixed 76.8
62% 78.1 Pts
QC Int 296
QC Float 260
QC Mixed 283
64% 280 Pts
MC Int 493
MC Float 424
MC Mixed 490
71% 469 Pts
Poor: 49%
This bench: 57.6%
Great: 65%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390-$304
CLim: 1100 MHz, MLim: 1550 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.3.2
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
72.4% Very good
Lighting 220
Reflection 172
Parallax 291
76% 228 fps
MRender 136
Gravity 176
Splatting 188
70% 167 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 72.4%
Great: 70%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$95
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 (5th percentile)
64.4% Good
Read 386
Write 317
Mixed 316
76% 340 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 44.2
4K Mixed 16.5
93% 30.8 MB/s
DQ Read 34.8
DQ Write 74.4
DQ Mixed 17.7
24% 42.3 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 64.4%
Great: 117%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$65
766GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
77.9% Very good
Read 134
Write 137
Mixed 112
96% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 2.27
4K Mixed 0.21
86% 0.99 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 77.9%
Great: 105%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$37
463GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
60.6% Good
Read 109
Write 103
Mixed 26
58% 79.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 1.89
4K Mixed 0.44
112% 1 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 60.6%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
45.5% Average
MC Read 17.5
MC Write 14.9
MC Mixed 15.7
46% 16 GB/s
SC Read 10.1
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 13.4
30% 10.7 GB/s
Latency 69.4
58% 69.4 ns
Poor: 26%
This bench: 45.5%
Great: 96%
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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 2,062 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
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Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3 - $95

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $555
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