Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 55.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics97.8% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive80.8% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-UD3  (all builds)
Memory10.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.9 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130128
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 03:30
Run Duration203 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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-8350-$82
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
55.7% Above average
SC Int 81.3
SC Float 71.4
SC Mixed 75.5
61% 76.1 Pts
QC Int 283
QC Float 229
QC Mixed 270
59% 261 Pts
MC Int 496
MC Float 428
MC Mixed 483
71% 469 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 55.7%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$350
Device(0000 0000) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 416.34
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
97.8% Outstanding
Lighting 299
Reflection 287
Parallax 328
96% 304 fps
MRender 199
Gravity 275
Splatting 224
99% 233 fps
Poor: 82%
This bench: 97.8%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ AMD Radeon R7 120GB-$67
46GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.00
SusWrite @10s intervals: 357 380 336 160 146 140 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
80.8% Excellent
Read 421
Write 428
Mixed 321
SusWrite 253
80% 356 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 73.7
4K Mixed 32.4
119% 43.8 MB/s
DQ Read 295
DQ Write 242
DQ Mixed 241
188% 259 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 80.8%
Great: 101%
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$80
142GB free
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 365 304 299 293 299 297 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
98% Outstanding
Read 495
Write 438
Mixed 429
SusWrite 310
94% 418 MB/s
4K Read 38.2
4K Write 84.6
4K Mixed 51.2
168% 58 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 17.7
DQ Mixed 3.8
39% 99.7 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 98%
Great: 129%
WD My Passport 25E1 2TB
1.5TB free, PID 25e1
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 29 29 30 30 31 30 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
21.4% Poor
Read 30
Write 30.5
Mixed 25
SusWrite 30
39% 28.9 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 1
152% 1.97 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 21.4%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown R934G2401U1S Adata 10242397 R934G2401U1S Adata 10242397 16GB
933, 800, 933, 800 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
48% Average
MC Read 19.5
MC Write 15
MC Mixed 17.1
49% 17.2 GB/s
SC Read 10
SC Write 9
SC Mixed 12.6
30% 10.5 GB/s
Latency 71.1
56% 71.1 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-UD3 Builds (Compare 3,180 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 37%
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Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3 - $95

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $432
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