Gigabyte GA-970A-D3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (27th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 73 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 48.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics131% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive62.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
High background CPU (30%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-D3  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130125
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateOct 30 '18 at 11:48
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User THA-User
Background CPU 30%

 PC Performing below expectations (27th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-8350-$75
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
48.2% Average
1-Core 70.9
2-Core 139
50% 105 Pts
4-Core 269
8-Core 474
46% 371 Pts
64-Core 479
32% 479 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 48.2%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
Gigabyte(1458 374D) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 416.34
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
131% Outstanding
Lighting 396
Reflection 440
Parallax 602
104% 480 fps
MRender 256
Gravity 510
Splatting 302
133% 356 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 131%
Great: 146%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$75
150GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 112 117 121 124 121 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
62.3% Good
Read 364
Write 356
Mixed 297
SusWrite 119
64% 284 MB/s
4K Read 30.9
4K Write 52.2
4K Mixed 35.4
120% 39.5 MB/s
DQ Read 42.2
DQ Write 96.3
DQ Mixed 55
46% 64.5 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 62.3%
Great: 125%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$69
589GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 123 116 114 119 123 123 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
72.1% Very good
Read 132
Write 137
Mixed 91
SusWrite 120
88% 120 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1.1
217% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 72.1%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 99U5471-012.A F3-1333C9-4GI 9905403-038.A F3-1333C9-4GI 16GB
667, 667, 667, 667 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
43.3% Average
MC Read 16.5
MC Write 14.4
MC Mixed 14.9
44% 15.3 GB/s
SC Read 9.2
SC Write 9.1
SC Mixed 12.8
30% 10.4 GB/s
Latency 74.6
54% 74.6 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 5,039 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-D3 - $107

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $412
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