Gigabyte GA-970A-D3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 43.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics58.9% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive48.8% 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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-D3  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120530
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 11 '19 at 04:15
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-8120
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
43.6% Average
1-Core 71.3
2-Core 125
47% 98.2 Pts
4-Core 226
8-Core 376
38% 301 Pts
64-Core 371
25% 371 Pts
Poor: 31%
This bench: 43.6%
Great: 47%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$160
CLim: 1366 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.9.2
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
58.9% Above average
Lighting 214
Reflection 178
Parallax 280
56% 224 fps
MRender 147
Gravity 218
Splatting 131
59% 166 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 58.9%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Vertex 3 120GB-$116
36GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.22
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 127 136 136 124 114 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
48.8% Average
Read 288
Write 130
Mixed 152
SusWrite 127
39% 174 MB/s
4K Read 21.9
4K Write 25.5
4K Mixed 29.3
84% 25.6 MB/s
DQ Read 30.3
DQ Write 88.3
DQ Mixed 34.4
34% 51 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 48.8%
Great: 82%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$33
870GB free
Firmware: CC44
SusWrite @10s intervals: 188 188 190 192 191 189 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 184
Write 187
Mixed 80.7
SusWrite 190
117% 160 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 1
174% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 107%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
45.9% Average
MC Read 17.9
MC Write 15.7
MC Mixed 15.4
47% 16.3 GB/s
SC Read 9.9
SC Write 9.4
SC Mixed 13.2
31% 10.8 GB/s
Latency 75.7
53% 75.7 ns
Poor: 24%
This bench: 45.9%
Great: 75%
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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 4,829 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: 48% - Average Total price: $453
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