Gigabyte GA-970A-D3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 31.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics64.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive62.8% 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.
Run History
1 month ago, 7 days ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-D3  (all builds)
Memory3.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120530
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateSep 13 '17 at 21:25
Run Duration150 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th 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-4170 Quad-Core-$160
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
31.4% Below average
SC Int 58.7
SC Float 62.8
SC Mixed 54.6
47% 58.7 Pts
QC Int 161
QC Float 141
QC Mixed 143
34% 149 Pts
MC Int 174
MC Float 148
MC Mixed 159
24% 160 Pts
Poor: 32%
This bench: 31.4%
Great: 53%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290X-$549
MSI(1462 3080) ≥ 4GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 22.19.662.4
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
64.2% Good
Lighting 168
Reflection 154
Parallax 257
62% 193 fps
MRender 126
Gravity 169
Splatting 178
66% 158 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 64.2%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS1311 240GB-$89
14GB free
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
62.8% Good
Read 489
Write 329
Mixed 321
84% 380 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 42.6
4K Mixed 8.85
75% 26.1 MB/s
DQ Read 27.7
DQ Write 59.7
DQ Mixed 8.85
17% 32.1 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 62.8%
Great: 83%
Hitachi HUA722020ALA331 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: JKAOA3NH Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
68.9% Good
Read 118
Write 122
Mixed 120
90% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.59
4K Write 1.42
4K Mixed 0.4
95% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 68.9%
Great: 72%
WD WD2003FYPS-27W9B 2TB
447GB free
Firmware: 04.05G11 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
43.7% Average
Read 84.7
Write 67.4
Mixed 67.5
55% 73.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 2.01
4K Mixed 0.35
97% 0.95 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 43.7%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
39.4% Below average
MC Read 14.7
MC Write 12.6
MC Mixed 15.3
41% 14.2 GB/s
SC Read 6.2
SC Write 7
SC Mixed 9.7
22% 7.63 GB/s
Latency 79.5
50% 79.5 ns
Poor: 20%
This bench: 39.4%
Great: 57%
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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 2,201 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-D3 - $82

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $731
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