Gigabyte GA-970A-D3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 47.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics12% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-D3  (all builds)
Memory5.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130125
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 21:53
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing below expectations (40th 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-4170 Quad-Core-$197
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
47.5% Average
SC Int 77.2
SC Float 72.7
SC Mixed 75.4
60% 75.1 Pts
QC Int 247
QC Float 213
QC Mixed 228
52% 230 Pts
MC Int 254
MC Float 217
MC Mixed 253
36% 241 Pts
Poor: 32%
This bench: 47.5%
Great: 53%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 550 Ti-$250
Gigabyte(1458 3536) 1GB
CLim: 900 MHz, MLim: 1025 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
12% Very poor
Lighting 32.7
Reflection 33.3
Parallax 29.3
10% 31.8 fps
MRender 31.9
Gravity 34.4
Splatting 30.5
14% 32.3 fps
Poor: 9%
This bench: 12%
Great: 13%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$39
889GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC46
SusWrite @10s intervals: 38 58 28 69 94 103 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
28.6% Poor
Read 34.7
Write 35.3
Mixed 30.8
SusWrite 65.1
30% 41.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.5
75% 0.43 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 28.6%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HB3DU004GFH8B 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
44.2% Average
MC Read 17.2
MC Write 13.3
MC Mixed 16.2
44% 15.6 GB/s
SC Read 8.8
SC Write 8.7
SC Mixed 12.8
29% 10.1 GB/s
Latency 70.1
57% 70.1 ns
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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 2,986 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Excellent Total price: $377
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