Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3

Performance Results

Gaming 114%
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 61%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (19th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 81 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 a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 67.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics159% 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 Drive80.2% 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 (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-UD3  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141007
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateJan 27 '19 at 07:21
Run Duration183 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-8350-$126
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
67.2% Good
Memory 83.5
1-Core 75.9
2-Core 152
64% 104 Pts
4-Core 276
8-Core 463
47% 369 Pts
64-Core 462
31% 462 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 67.2%
Great: 74%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-Ti-$1,180
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 417.71
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
159% Outstanding
Lighting 406
Reflection 416
Parallax 487
107% 436 fps
MRender 497
Gravity 569
Splatting 281
162% 449 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 159%
Great: 198%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$75
250GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 239 183 211 209 182 250 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
80.2% Excellent
Read 477
Write 224
Mixed 272
SusWrite 212
66% 296 MB/s
4K Read 28.2
4K Write 79.4
4K Mixed 33.4
128% 47 MB/s
DQ Read 259
DQ Write 150
DQ Mixed 1.1
55% 137 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 80.2%
Great: 130%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$99
2TB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 168 173 174 175 168 173 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
65.3% Good
Read 54.3
Write 129
Mixed 32.7
SusWrite 172
70% 97.1 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 2.3
404% 2.9 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 65.3%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing below potential (11th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
27% Poor
MC Read 8.9
MC Write 8.6
MC Mixed 7.8
24% 8.43 GB/s
SC Read 8.6
SC Write 7.7
SC Mixed 8.5
24% 8.27 GB/s
Latency 74.3
54% 74.3 ns
Poor: 26%
This bench: 27%
Great: 55%
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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 6,591 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 53%
Desktop 64%
Workstation 46%

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3 - $300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $768
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