Gigabyte GA-970A-D3P

Performance Results

Gaming 50%
Desktop 47%
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 51.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics61.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive46.3% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 8 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-D3P  (all builds)
Memory5.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20130806
Uptime13.4 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 18:49
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User NOR-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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-$106
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
51.5% Above average
SC Int 75.8
SC Float 64.7
SC Mixed 70
56% 70.2 Pts
QC Int 271
QC Float 233
QC Mixed 252
57% 252 Pts
MC Int 442
MC Float 380
MC Mixed 433
63% 418 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 51.5%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290-$399
Gigabyte(1458 228F) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1040 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.2.1
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
61.3% Good
Lighting 124
Reflection 160
Parallax 283
56% 189 fps
MRender 126
Gravity 165
Splatting 178
65% 156 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 61.3%
Great: 68%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB-$85
34GB free
Firmware: 506ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
46.3% Average
Read 267
Write 167
Mixed 173
45% 202 MB/s
4K Read 21.6
4K Write 55.6
4K Mixed 11.9
77% 29.7 MB/s
DQ Read 31.4
DQ Write 103
DQ Mixed 12.9
26% 49 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 46.3%
Great: 78%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$66
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC25 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 185
Mixed 106
117% 158 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 1.58
4K Mixed 0.22
80% 0.81 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 105%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G3D1609DS 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
50.2% Above average
MC Read 21.1
MC Write 14.9
MC Mixed 18.3
52% 18.1 GB/s
SC Read 10.2
SC Write 7.9
SC Mixed 12.3
29% 10.1 GB/s
Latency 64.5
62% 64.5 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 50.2%
Great: 51%
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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 2,989 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation 29%

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $407
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