Gigabyte GA-970A-D3P

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 59.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics76% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-D3P  (all builds)
Memory10.2 GB free of 12 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160226
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 06:58
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User NZL-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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-$91
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
59.2% Above average
SC Int 91.8
SC Float 79.6
SC Mixed 85.7
69% 85.7 Pts
QC Int 316
QC Float 265
QC Mixed 274
65% 285 Pts
MC Int 556
MC Float 487
MC Mixed 544
80% 529 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 59.2%
Great: 60%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$230
Device(0000 0000) 3GB
CLim: 2126 MHz, MLim: 2189 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
76% Very good
Lighting 228
Reflection 197
Parallax 234
71% 220 fps
MRender 163
Gravity 219
Splatting 176
80% 186 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 76%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$44
728GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
88.3% Excellent
Read 159
Write 149
Mixed 126
108% 144 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 1.64
4K Mixed 0.21
76% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 88.3%
Great: 108%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$28
449GB free
Firmware: CC38 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
52.6% Above average
Read 118
Write 65.3
Mixed 101
72% 94.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 1.71
4K Mixed 0.64
132% 1.02 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 52.6%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston ACR16D3LU1NGG CT102464BD160 12GB
800, 800 MHz
4096, 8192 MB
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
49.4% Average
MC Read 20.7
MC Write 16.4
MC Mixed 17.3
52% 18.1 GB/s
SC Read 8.3
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 9.9
25% 8.9 GB/s
Latency 69.4
58% 69.4 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 49.4%
Great: 50%
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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 3,576 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft

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

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