Gigabyte GA-970A-D3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics12.8% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 10 years and 5 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-D3  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20130124
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 22 '19 at 03:40
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-4170 Quad-Core-$197
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
47% Average
1-Core 76.6
2-Core 136
51% 106 Pts
4-Core 252
8-Core 246
34% 249 Pts
64-Core 249
17% 249 Pts
Poor: 29%
This bench: 47%
Great: 49%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GTX 560 SE
EVGA(3842 1464) 1GB
CLim: 776 MHz, MLim: 957 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 347.52
Performing below potential (94th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (42 fps cap detected)
12.8% Very poor
Lighting 44.8
Reflection 45.4
Parallax 40.8
12% 43.7 fps
MRender 40.2
Gravity 45
Splatting 35.7
13% 40.3 fps
Poor: 11%
This bench: 12.8%
Great: 13%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Extreme Pro 240GB-$79
82GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X21200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 126 123 124 128 124 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
51.6% Above average
Read 290
Write 204
Mixed 123
SusWrite 124
41% 185 MB/s
4K Read 24
4K Write 45.3
4K Mixed 27.7
96% 32.3 MB/s
DQ Read 31.4
DQ Write 87.6
DQ Mixed 30.2
32% 49.7 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 51.6%
Great: 112%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$70
465GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 127 124 124 128 125 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
72.1% Very good
Read 126
Write 147
Mixed 75.2
SusWrite 125
87% 118 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.2
227% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 72.1%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
44.1% Average
MC Read 18.4
MC Write 13.2
MC Mixed 16.2
46% 15.9 GB/s
SC Read 9.1
SC Write 8.8
SC Mixed 12.1
29% 10 GB/s
Latency 85.9
46% 85.9 ns
Poor: 25%
This bench: 44.1%
Great: 79%
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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 5,035 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $390
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