Gigabyte GA-970A-D3P

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 36%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (23rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 77 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 37.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics28.4% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive33.9% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
Memory6GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 6GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-D3P  (all builds)
Memory3.4 GB free of 6 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160226
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 03:27
Run Duration319 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing below expectations (23rd 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-8300-$82
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
37.4% Below average
SC Int 63.6
SC Float 57.4
SC Mixed 65.7
50% 62.2 Pts
QC Int 148
QC Float 150
QC Mixed 172
36% 157 Pts
MC Int 176
MC Float 167
MC Mixed 174
26% 173 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 37.4%
Great: 60%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 660-$170
Zotac(19DA 1281) 2GB
CLim: 1228 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 397.93
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
28.4% Poor
Lighting 74.4
Reflection 61.3
Parallax 98.7
26% 78.1 fps
MRender 67.8
Gravity 85.7
Splatting 56.9
30% 70.1 fps
Poor: 26%
This bench: 28.4%
Great: 30%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 120GB-$39
2GB free
Firmware: SBFK71E0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
33.9% Below average
Read 255
Write 113
Mixed 22.9
28% 130 MB/s
4K Read 23.7
4K Write 32.7
4K Mixed 0.23
54% 18.9 MB/s
DQ Read 18.8
DQ Write 98.2
DQ Mixed 4.26
19% 40.4 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 33.9%
Great: 61%
Kingston DataTraveler 100 G3 USB 3.0 16GB-$6
14GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
8.22% Terrible
Read 34.4
Write 5.42
Mixed 8.98
15% 16.3 MB/s
4K Read 8.61
4K Write 0.006
4K Mixed 0.006
32% 2.87 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 8.22%
Great: 25%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 99U5471-001.A 99U5471-012.A 6GB
667, 667 MHz
2048, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
27.4% Poor
MC Read 9.2
MC Write 8.8
MC Mixed 8.3
25% 8.77 GB/s
SC Read 5.8
SC Write 8.4
SC Mixed 7.3
20% 7.17 GB/s
Latency 71.1
56% 71.1 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 27.4%
Great: 29%
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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 3,532 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $482
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