Gigabyte GA-970A-D3P

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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 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 46.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics20.3% 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 Drive78.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (38%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-D3P  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150601
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 01:15
Run Duration93 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 38%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th 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-$94
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
46.6% Average
SC Int 65.8
SC Float 63.4
SC Mixed 63.2
51% 64.1 Pts
QC Int 257
QC Float 221
QC Mixed 231
54% 236 Pts
MC Int 386
MC Float 344
MC Mixed 365
55% 365 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 46.6%
Great: 61%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 650 Ti-$152
Zotac(19DA 4263) 2GB
CLim: 941 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
20.3% Poor
Lighting 51.9
Reflection 41.4
Parallax 74.8
19% 56 fps
MRender 46.3
Gravity 65.3
Splatting 34.8
22% 48.8 fps
Poor: 18%
This bench: 20.3%
Great: 22%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$87
96GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
78.5% Very good
Read 506
Write 383
Mixed 410
96% 433 MB/s
4K Read 36.3
4K Write 55.6
4K Mixed 20.6
111% 37.5 MB/s
DQ Read 37.8
DQ Write 64.1
DQ Mixed 40.4
34% 47.4 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 78.5%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 933 MHz
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
48.6% Average
MC Read 21.5
MC Write 13.9
MC Mixed 17.2
50% 17.5 GB/s
SC Read 9.9
SC Write 7.9
SC Mixed 11.7
28% 9.83 GB/s
Latency 67.5
59% 67.5 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 48.6%
Great: 54%
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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 2,341 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $424
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