Gigabyte GA-970A-D3P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 26%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 41.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics28.9% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive56.7% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (40%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-D3P  (all builds)
Memory3.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130524
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 12 '19 at 05:47
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 40%

 PC Performing as expected (59th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-8320-$141
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
41.7% Average
1-Core 61.5
2-Core 124
44% 92.9 Pts
4-Core 235
8-Core 356
38% 295 Pts
64-Core 352
24% 352 Pts
Poor: 32%
This bench: 41.7%
Great: 52%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 760-$209
EVGA(3842 3768) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1306 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 436.15
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
28.9% Poor
Lighting 101
Reflection 81.1
Parallax 124
27% 102 fps
MRender 87.1
Gravity 121
Splatting 81.1
31% 96.4 fps
Poor: 25%
This bench: 28.9%
Great: 30%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$54
115GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 229 238 304 277 282 280 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
56.7% Above average
Read 283
Write 289
Mixed 242
SusWrite 268
61% 271 MB/s
4K Read 19.9
4K Write 35.3
4K Mixed 27.4
84% 27.5 MB/s
DQ Read 38.5
DQ Write 73.8
DQ Mixed 49.1
39% 53.8 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 56.7%
Great: 129%
WD Blue 640GB (2008)-$29
594GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 110 114 114 114 113 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
62.4% Good
Read 106
Write 112
Mixed 66.5
SusWrite 112
73% 99 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1
177% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 62.4%
Great: 63%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
45.3% Average
MC Read 19.3
MC Write 14.5
MC Mixed 15.2
47% 16.3 GB/s
SC Read 9.7
SC Write 8.8
SC Mixed 11.8
29% 10.1 GB/s
Latency 80.7
50% 80.7 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 45.3%
Great: 47%
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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-D3P Builds (Compare 5,537 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $508
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