Gigabyte GA-970A-D3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 48.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics12.6% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive51.6% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-D3  (all builds)
Memory1.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130125
Uptime1.4 Days
Run DateApr 10 '19 at 15:02
Run Duration203 Seconds
Run User THA-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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-6100-$54
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
48.5% Average
SC Int 66.8
SC Float 63
SC Mixed 65.7
52% 65.2 Pts
QC Int 256
QC Float 234
QC Mixed 247
56% 246 Pts
MC Int 316
MC Float 299
MC Mixed 314
46% 310 Pts
Poor: 31%
This bench: 48.5%
Great: 50%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 650-$112
Gigabyte(1458 3555) 2GB
CLim: 1110 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
12.6% Very poor
Lighting 31.6
Reflection 25.3
Parallax 38.9
11% 31.9 fps
MRender 29.5
Gravity 38.1
Splatting 31.3
14% 33 fps
Poor: 10%
This bench: 12.6%
Great: 13%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 120GB-$54
73GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3J96R9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 58 21 41 41 64 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
51.6% Above average
Read 370
Write 358
Mixed 92.7
SusWrite 58.9
49% 220 MB/s
4K Read 23.8
4K Write 48.1
4K Mixed 29.5
99% 33.8 MB/s
DQ Read 30.8
DQ Write 68.1
DQ Mixed 34.4
30% 44.4 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 51.6%
Great: 81%
WD Red 3TB (2012)-$82
2TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 143 86 50 63 54 67 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
70.2% Very good
Read 167
Write 154
Mixed 86
SusWrite 77.1
89% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1
197% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 70.2%
Great: 90%
WD Blue 640GB (2008)-$30
551GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 87 89 88 88 87 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
54.5% Above average
Read 103
Write 98.9
Mixed 63.7
SusWrite 86.7
65% 88.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1
177% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 54.5%
Great: 63%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 1.5TB-$55
412GB free
Firmware: CC1H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 65 70 63 60 67 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
34.3% Below average
Read 54.4
Write 65
Mixed 37.3
SusWrite 65.3
41% 55.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.5
81% 0.5 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 34.3%
Great: 70%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 1.5TB-$55
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC1H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 87 90 88 88 87 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
60.7% Good
Read 125
Write 125
Mixed 56.9
SusWrite 86.7
72% 98.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 1
170% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 60.7%
Great: 70%
SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 123GB
79GB free, PID 5591
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 58 37 49 70 36 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
25.4% Poor
Read 82.6
Write 23.9
Mixed 30
SusWrite 52
56% 47.1 MB/s
4K Read 3.5
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.8
54% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 25.4%
Great: 39%
SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 32GB-$8
5GB free, PID 5581
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 33 38 39 33 33 40 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
23.2% Poor
Read 83.9
Write 39.5
Mixed 40.7
SusWrite 36
61% 50 MB/s
4K Read 4.2
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 1.1
77% 2 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 23.2%
Great: 36%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905403-559.A 99U5474-028.A 99U5471-020.A 16GB
667, 667, 667 MHz
8192, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
26% Poor
MC Read 8.7
MC Write 8.7
MC Mixed 7.9
24% 8.43 GB/s
SC Read 6.4
SC Write 6.1
SC Mixed 8.2
20% 6.9 GB/s
Latency 79.9
50% 79.9 ns
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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 3,942 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: 87% - Excellent Total price: $388
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