Gigabyte GA-970A-D3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 34%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard
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 42.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics6.11% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Very high background CPU (41%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
3 days ago, 3 days ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-D3  (all builds)
Memory5.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120330
Uptime5 Days
Run DateJun 19 '17 at 12:58
Run Duration94 Seconds
Run User THA-User
Background CPU 41%

 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-4100-$110
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
42.5% Average
SC Int 60.9
SC Float 60.9
SC Mixed 64.6
50% 62.1 Pts
QC Int 154
QC Float 170
QC Mixed 212
40% 179 Pts
MC Int 210
MC Float 175
MC Mixed 203
30% 196 Pts
Poor: 28%
This bench: 42.5%
Great: 48%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 6570
PwrHis(1787 2012) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1046.0
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
6.11% Terrible
Lighting 20.3
Reflection 18.1
Parallax 18.7
6% 19 fps
MRender 12
Gravity 15.5
Splatting 12.9
6% 13.5 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.11%
Great: 7%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$45
315GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
47% Average
Read 78.4
Write 85.3
Mixed 86.6
63% 83.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 1.62
4K Mixed 0.38
95% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 47%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
41.5% Average
MC Read 16.4
MC Write 12.3
MC Mixed 15.8
42% 14.8 GB/s
SC Read 8.8
SC Write 7.9
SC Mixed 10.9
26% 9.2 GB/s
Latency 80.8
50% 80.8 ns
Poor: 19%
This bench: 41.5%
Great: 58%
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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 1,787 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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