Gigabyte GA-970A-D3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 54%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics78% 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 Drive60.8% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-D3  (all builds)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120530
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 13 '18 at 22:37
Run Duration148 Seconds
Run User NOR-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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-9590-$93
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
54% Above average
SC Int 78.2
SC Float 63.8
SC Mixed 71.4
57% 71.1 Pts
QC Int 292
QC Float 234
QC Mixed 264
60% 263 Pts
MC Int 508
MC Float 402
MC Mixed 480
70% 463 Pts
Poor: 48%
This bench: 54%
Great: 68%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 780 Ti-$410
Gigabyte(1458 362C) 3GB
CLim: 1411 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
78% Very good
Lighting 223
Reflection 184
Parallax 290
76% 232 fps
MRender 167
Gravity 245
Splatting 125
79% 179 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 78%
Great: 80%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$207
194GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
60.8% Good
Read 390
Write 264
Mixed 261
68% 305 MB/s
4K Read 33
4K Write 42.5
4K Mixed 15.3
92% 30.3 MB/s
DQ Read 33.8
DQ Write 66.7
DQ Mixed 15.6
22% 38.7 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 60.8%
Great: 117%
Samsung Spinpoint F1 750GB-$28
697GB free
Firmware: 1AA01113 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
45.3% Average
Read 78
Write 79.4
Mixed 78.1
59% 78.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 2.13
4K Mixed 0.41
116% 1.09 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 45.3%
Great: 58%
WD WD2500YS-01SHB1 251GB
234GB free
Firmware: 20.06C03 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
35.3% Below average
Read 61.2
Write 61.2
Mixed 15.8
34% 46.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 2.18
4K Mixed 0.31
103% 1.05 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 35.3%
Great: 35%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
49.7% Average
MC Read 20.4
MC Write 15.1
MC Mixed 17.9
51% 17.8 GB/s
SC Read 11
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 12.1
30% 10.5 GB/s
Latency 64.7
62% 64.7 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 49.7%
Great: 76%
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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 3,094 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Sail boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $601
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