Gigabyte GA-970A-D3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 47.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics71.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive71.6% 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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-D3  (all builds)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130125
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateMar 14 '19 at 23:56
Run Duration147 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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-6300-$60
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
47.9% Average
SC Int 73.4
SC Float 67.1
SC Mixed 68.9
56% 69.8 Pts
QC Int 247
QC Float 217
QC Mixed 236
53% 233 Pts
MC Int 328
MC Float 275
MC Mixed 318
46% 307 Pts
Poor: 33%
This bench: 47.9%
Great: 56%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$230
Device(0000 0000) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 419.35
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
71.6% Very good
Lighting 222
Reflection 197
Parallax 208
67% 209 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 211
Splatting 166
75% 175 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 71.6%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Pro 256GB-$120
32GB free (System drive)
Firmware: DXM05B0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 89 87 82 84 81 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
71.6% Very good
Read 395
Write 130
Mixed 244
SusWrite 88.7
47% 214 MB/s
4K Read 29.6
4K Write 68.9
4K Mixed 38.6
131% 45.7 MB/s
DQ Read 262
DQ Write 173
DQ Mixed 133
122% 189 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 71.6%
Great: 116%
MD012040FUI 120GB
4GB free
Firmware: 5.0.5
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Read 361
Write 152
Mixed 202
52% 238 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 50.1
4K Mixed 30.9
108% 36.2 MB/s
DQ Read 228
DQ Write 144
DQ Mixed 131
112% 168 MB/s
Poor: 54% Great: 73%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
742GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 171 172 175 176 176 176 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
99.1% Outstanding
Read 171
Write 171
Mixed 80.7
SusWrite 174
109% 149 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
204% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 99.1%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
43.5% Average
MC Read 17.1
MC Write 13.3
MC Mixed 15.7
44% 15.4 GB/s
SC Read 9.4
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 12.4
29% 10 GB/s
Latency 72.6
55% 72.6 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 43.5%
Great: 56%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds (explanation by AdoredTV).

Typical GA-970A-D3 Builds (Compare 3,626 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-D3 - $82

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $406
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