Gigabyte GA-970A-D3P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 50.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics125% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive40.8% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Very high background CPU (32%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-D3P  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150601
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 08:55
Run Duration159 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 32%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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-$89
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
50.7% Above average
SC Int 71.3
SC Float 64.9
SC Mixed 68
54% 68.1 Pts
QC Int 255
QC Float 224
QC Mixed 242
54% 240 Pts
MC Int 470
MC Float 414
MC Mixed 492
69% 458 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 50.7%
Great: 60%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$469
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
125% Outstanding
Lighting 318
Reflection 365
Parallax 451
113% 378 fps
MRender 246
Gravity 412
Splatting 257
133% 305 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 125%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk PLUS 480 GB 480GB
364GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UG3000RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
40.8% Average
Read 512
Write 191
Mixed 10
51% 238 MB/s
4K Read 16.1
4K Write 2.93
4K Mixed 3.74
31% 7.59 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 40.8%
Great: 58%
Seagate ST3500630AS 500GB-$60
356GB free
Firmware: 3.AAK Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
38.3% Below average
Read 56.9
Write 76.2
Mixed 59.8
48% 64.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 1.74
4K Mixed 0.36
101% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 38.3%
Great: 43%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 1TB-$128
277GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
83.6% Excellent
Read 151
Write 139
Mixed 135
107% 142 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 5.34
4K Mixed 0.7
210% 2.28 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 83.6%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F3 DDR3 1866 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 667 MHz clocked @ 933 MHz
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
51% Above average
MC Read 22.3
MC Write 14.8
MC Mixed 18.3
53% 18.5 GB/s
SC Read 10.1
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 12.1
29% 10.2 GB/s
Latency 65.8
61% 65.8 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 51%
Great: 54%
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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 4,079 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: 81% - Excellent Total price: $462
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