Gigabyte GA-970A-D3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 83%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics114% 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 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.
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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-D3  (all builds)
Memory14.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20111013
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 03 '19 at 19:57
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-8120
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.6 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
55% Above average
1-Core 82.6
2-Core 161
58% 122 Pts
4-Core 304
8-Core 429
48% 366 Pts
64-Core 436
29% 436 Pts
Poor: 30%
This bench: 55%
Great: 48%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$400
MSI(1462 3730) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 419.17
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Lighting 326
Reflection 318
Parallax 450
86% 365 fps
MRender 379
Gravity 397
Splatting 242
116% 339 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 114%
Great: 117%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$33
572GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC47
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 88 86 137 137 141 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
76.3% Very good
Read 155
Write 167
Mixed 73.5
SusWrite 112
93% 127 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 1
147% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 76.3%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
46.5% Average
MC Read 17.7
MC Write 16
MC Mixed 15.7
47% 16.5 GB/s
SC Read 9.4
SC Write 9.1
SC Mixed 13.4
30% 10.6 GB/s
Latency 69
58% 69 ns
Poor: 23%
This bench: 46.5%
Great: 68%
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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 5,063 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 44% - Average Total price: $422
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