Gigabyte GA-970A-D3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 50.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
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 8 is a recent version of Windows, it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-D3  (all builds)
Memory5.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
OSWindows 8
BIOS Date20130903
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 19:13
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User UKR-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th 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-6350 Six-Core-$200
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
50.8% Above average
SC Int 77.5
SC Float 69.8
SC Mixed 71.9
58% 73.1 Pts
QC Int 259
QC Float 228
QC Mixed 253
56% 247 Pts
MC Int 341
MC Float 291
MC Mixed 328
48% 320 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 50.8%
Great: 57%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
810GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC46
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 191 189 185 185 187 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 187
Write 191
Mixed 81.7
SusWrite 188
118% 162 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 107%
Great: 112%
JetFlash Transcend 16GB
11GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 12 14 13 13 12 13 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
19.7% Very poor
Read 88.7
Write 13.5
Mixed 12.2
SusWrite 12.7
30% 31.8 MB/s
4K Read 4.3
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 1.1
87% 2.13 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 19.7%
Great: 25%
UFD 2.0 Silicon-Power16G 16GB
0GB free, PID 4100
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2.4 4.7 4.3 4.6 3.7 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 16
Write 2.7
SusWrite 4
7% 7.57 MB/s
4K Read 4.4
4K Write 0.1
4K Mixed 0.2
26% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 3% Great: 8%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
41.4% Average
MC Read 17.3
MC Write 12.8
MC Mixed 13.5
42% 14.5 GB/s
SC Read 9.4
SC Write 8.7
SC Mixed 11.2
28% 9.77 GB/s
Latency 74.2
54% 74.2 ns
Poor: 18%
This bench: 41.4%
Great: 58%
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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 2,658 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 52%
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Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $418
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