Gigabyte GA-970A-D3P

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 48.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics1.96% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-D3P  (all builds)
Memory5.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1440 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130806
Uptime6 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 22:58
Run Duration177 Seconds
Run User NZL-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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-4300-$65
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
48.8% Average
SC Int 80.5
SC Float 69.9
SC Mixed 75.4
60% 75.3 Pts
QC Int 247
QC Float 210
QC Mixed 240
53% 232 Pts
MC Int 245
MC Float 209
MC Mixed 240
35% 231 Pts
Poor: 32%
This bench: 48.8%
Great: 52%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 6450
Sapphire(174B E164) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
1.96% Terrible
Lighting 7
Reflection 6.1
Parallax 6.3
2% 6.47 fps
MRender 3.9
Gravity 4.8
Splatting 4.6
2% 4.43 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 1.96%
Great: 2%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$90
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
77% Very good
Read 95.1
Write 172
Mixed 84.7
87% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 5.63
4K Mixed 0.39
177% 2.24 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 77%
Great: 109%
WD Elements 1TB
298GB free, PID 1021
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
15.7% Very poor
Read 31.3
Write 29.6
Mixed 21.7
34% 27.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.18
59% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 15.7%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT102464BA160 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
31.3% Below average
MC Read 11.1
MC Write 9.4
MC Mixed 9.8
29% 10.1 GB/s
SC Read 9.9
SC Write 8
SC Mixed 9.9
26% 9.27 GB/s
Latency 73.5
54% 73.5 ns
Poor: 20%
This bench: 31.3%
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-D3P Builds (Compare 2,188 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-D3P - $82

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $457
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