Gigabyte GA-970A-D3P

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 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 49.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
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.
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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-D3P  (all builds)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160226
Uptime2.4 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 06:26
Run Duration71 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (46th 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-8300-$78
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
49.8% Average
SC Int 77.1
SC Float 67.7
SC Mixed 73.8
58% 72.9 Pts
QC Int 264
QC Float 232
QC Mixed 235
55% 244 Pts
MC Int 415
MC Float 356
MC Mixed 391
58% 387 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 49.8%
Great: 60%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 950-$170
EVGA(3842 2956) 2GB
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1652 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 67.5
Reflection 68.6
20% 68.1 fps
Poor: 28% Great: 37%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$38
687GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
69.4% Good
Read 94.7
Write 147
Mixed 84
81% 109 MB/s
4K Read 0.37
4K Write 2.19
4K Mixed 0.29
88% 0.95 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 69.4%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BLS8G3D1609DS Kingston KHX1600C10D3/ Kingston 99U5474-028.A 16GB
800, 800, 667 MHz
8192, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
42.7% Average
MC Read 16.4
MC Write 13.8
MC Mixed 15
43% 15.1 GB/s
SC Read 9
SC Write 8.4
SC Mixed 11.8
28% 9.73 GB/s
Latency 72.8
55% 72.8 ns
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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Gaming
Gaming 51%
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Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 30%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-D3P - $82

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Very good Total price: $471
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