Gigabyte GA-970A-D3P

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 55%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics60% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-D3P  (all builds)
Memory5.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160226
Uptime2.1 Days
Run DateJan 11 '19 at 23:57
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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-$70
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
55% Above average
SC Int 79.5
SC Float 72.2
SC Mixed 69.4
59% 73.7 Pts
QC Int 299
QC Float 261
QC Mixed 276
63% 279 Pts
MC Int 496
MC Float 423
MC Mixed 477
70% 465 Pts
Poor: 48%
This bench: 55%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$374
Nvidia(10DE 1131) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
60% Good
Lighting 174
Reflection 166
Parallax 182
55% 174 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 176
Splatting 116
64% 148 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 60%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$70
246GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 94 93 90 93 93 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
64.4% Good
Read 132
Write 135
Mixed 114
SusWrite 92.5
88% 118 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1.1
217% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 64.4%
Great: 107%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$40
651GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 182 187 180 186 185 186 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 175
Write 132
Mixed 41.5
SusWrite 184
96% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.5
104% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 103%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F3 DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
50.2% Above average
MC Read 20.8
MC Write 15.1
MC Mixed 18
51% 18 GB/s
SC Read 10.4
SC Write 8.6
SC Mixed 12.6
30% 10.5 GB/s
Latency 64.1
62% 64.1 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 50.2%
Great: 50%
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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-D3P Builds (Compare 4,131 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-D3P - $82

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $447
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