Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 64.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics65.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent 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.
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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-UD3  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121022
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 21:22
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th 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-8350-$118
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.5 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
64.3% Good
SC Int 93.9
SC Float 79.2
SC Mixed 86.2
69% 86.4 Pts
QC Int 331
QC Float 277
QC Mixed 312
70% 307 Pts
MC Int 582
MC Float 488
MC Mixed 569
82% 546 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 64.3%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$260
CLim: 1443 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
65.6% Good
Lighting 197
Reflection 178
Parallax 214
63% 196 fps
MRender 154
Gravity 188
Splatting 127
68% 156 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 65.6%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Hitachi HUA721010KLA330 1TB-$44
426GB free
Firmware: GKAOA74A Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
32.8% Below average
Read 58.2
Write 55.7
Mixed 50
41% 54.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.59
4K Write 1.45
4K Mixed 0.36
92% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 32.8%
Great: 47%
Seagate ST3500312CS 500GB-$23
290GB free
Firmware: SC13 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
54.3% Above average
Read 98.6
Write 90.8
Mixed 93.4
71% 94.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 1.35
4K Mixed 0.33
81% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 54.3%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
54.9% Above average
MC Read 22.9
MC Write 16.4
MC Mixed 19.3
56% 19.5 GB/s
SC Read 12.1
SC Write 9.4
SC Mixed 14.9
35% 12.1 GB/s
Latency 58.6
68% 58.6 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 54.9%
Great: 75%
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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-UD3 Builds (Compare 2,273 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3 - $95

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $563
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