Gigabyte GA-970A-D3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 33%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 36.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics5.93% 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.
High background CPU (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-D3  (all builds)
Memory5.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120330
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 19 '17 at 14:44
Run Duration93 Seconds
Run User THA-User
Background CPU 28%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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 below expectations (24th percentile)
36.7% Below average
SC Int 62.6
SC Float 58.9
SC Mixed 64.5
50% 62 Pts
QC Int 150
QC Float 142
QC Mixed 168
35% 153 Pts
MC Int 167
MC Float 170
MC Mixed 174
26% 170 Pts
Poor: 30%
This bench: 36.7%
Great: 49%
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 (77th percentile)
5.93% Terrible
Lighting 21.2
Reflection 18.1
Parallax 17.9
6% 19.1 fps
MRender 12
Gravity 15.5
Splatting 12.9
6% 13.5 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.93%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$42
315GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
50.8% Above average
Read 89.6
Write 87.4
Mixed 82.6
65% 86.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 1.81
4K Mixed 0.34
90% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 50.8%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
40.4% Average
MC Read 17.2
MC Write 11.9
MC Mixed 15.2
42% 14.8 GB/s
SC Read 6.9
SC Write 5.8
SC Mixed 8.8
20% 7.17 GB/s
Latency 79.9
50% 79.9 ns
Poor: 19%
This bench: 40.4%
Great: 59%
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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 2,057 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: 63% - Good Total price: $762
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