Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3P

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 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 47.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics45.9% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (29%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-UD3P  (all builds)
Memory4.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141028
Uptime4.2 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 18:56
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User EST-User
Background CPU 29%

 PC Performing as expected (46th 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-6300-$65
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
47.3% Average
SC Int 75.6
SC Float 65.8
SC Mixed 71.3
57% 70.9 Pts
QC Int 246
QC Float 207
QC Mixed 231
52% 228 Pts
MC Int 307
MC Float 269
MC Mixed 283
43% 286 Pts
Poor: 36%
This bench: 47.3%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280X-$210
PwrHis(1787 3001) 3GB
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 18.2.1
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
45.9% Average
Lighting 144
Reflection 83.2
Parallax 192
50% 140 fps
MRender 64.6
Gravity 139
Splatting 91.5
43% 98.5 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 45.9%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$121
18GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 487
Write 446
Mixed 376
97% 436 MB/s
4K Read 37.9
4K Write 66.3
4K Mixed 47.1
153% 50.4 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 243
DQ Mixed 260
195% 260 MB/s
Poor: 83% Great: 135%
Microsoft Storage Space Device 2TB
580GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 103 104 104 102 105 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
57% Above average
Read 96
Write 83.3
Mixed 86.8
SusWrite 103
68% 92.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
119% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 57%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G3D1609DS 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
46.7% Average
MC Read 20.2
MC Write 12.9
MC Mixed 16.8
48% 16.6 GB/s
SC Read 9.8
SC Write 7.2
SC Mixed 11.5
27% 9.5 GB/s
Latency 64.1
62% 64.1 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 46.7%
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-UD3P Builds (Compare 5,210 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3P - $95

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 72% - Very good Total price: $459
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