Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 52.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics34.6% 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 Drive63% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-UD3P  (all builds)
Memory4.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130806
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 21 '17 at 18:55
Run Duration150 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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-$99
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
52.4% Above average
SC Int 72.5
SC Float 63.5
SC Mixed 69.4
55% 68.5 Pts
QC Int 272
QC Float 232
QC Mixed 257
58% 254 Pts
MC Int 476
MC Float 399
MC Mixed 453
67% 443 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 52.4%
Great: 61%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 270X-$199
CLim: 1120 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.4.3
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
34.6% Below average
Lighting 106
Reflection 82.7
Parallax 148
38% 112 fps
MRender 59.8
Gravity 88.2
Splatting 83.1
32% 77 fps
Poor: 33%
This bench: 34.6%
Great: 39%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$145
105GB free
Firmware: X41100RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
64.1% Good
Read 373
Write 292
Mixed 279
70% 315 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 43.1
4K Mixed 18.2
87% 29.5 MB/s
DQ Read 138
DQ Write 104
DQ Mixed 10.3
38% 84 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 64.1%
Great: 86%
Crucial M500 120GB-$150
12GB free
Firmware: MU05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
63% Good
Read 476
Write 137
Mixed 194
58% 269 MB/s
4K Read 22.1
4K Write 61.3
4K Mixed 24.2
97% 35.9 MB/s
DQ Read 144
DQ Write 129
DQ Mixed 14.1
44% 95.4 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 63%
Great: 75%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$55
756GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 174
Write 180
Mixed 146
125% 167 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 1.86
4K Mixed 0.19
84% 0.91 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 102%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1600 CL10 Ser 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
29.9% Poor
MC Read 10.2
MC Write 9.6
MC Mixed 9.2
28% 9.67 GB/s
SC Read 9.1
SC Write 6.5
SC Mixed 8.8
23% 8.13 GB/s
Latency 71.5
56% 71.5 ns
Poor: 24%
This bench: 29.9%
Great: 32%
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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-UD3P Builds (Compare 3,160 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3P - $95

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $463
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