Gigabyte GA-970A-D3P

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 35%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (21st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 79 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 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 38.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics51% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-D3P  (all builds)
Memory8.3 GB free of 12 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1280 x 720 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141028
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 15 '19 at 23:50
Run Duration190 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing below expectations (21st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-8350-$105
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
38.9% Below average
1-Core 61.9
2-Core 118
43% 89.7 Pts
4-Core 217
8-Core 402
39% 310 Pts
64-Core 455
30% 455 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 38.9%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390-$304
CLim: 1040 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.1.1
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
51% Above average
Lighting 189
Reflection 157
Parallax 258
52% 201 fps
MRender 126
Gravity 173
Splatting 180
50% 160 fps
Poor: 45%
This bench: 51%
Great: 55%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$39
256GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 59 43 56 103 128 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
71.8% Very good
Read 170
Write 168
Mixed 45
SusWrite 80.7
84% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
157% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 71.8%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMX8GX3M2A133 CMZ8GX3M2A160 CMX8GX3M2A133 12GB
667, 667, 667 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
39.2% Below average
MC Read 16.2
MC Write 13.1
MC Mixed 13.5
41% 14.3 GB/s
SC Read 5.8
SC Write 7.7
SC Mixed 7.9
20% 7.13 GB/s
Latency 81.2
49% 81.2 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-D3P Builds (Compare 5,423 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-D3P - $108

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 44% - Average Total price: $526
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