Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3

Performance Results

Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop 45%
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 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 43.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics99.8% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive67.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-UD3  (all builds)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120329
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 13 '19 at 15:57
Run Duration132 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-9590-$190
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.05 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
43.6% Average
1-Core 66.2
2-Core 119
44% 92.6 Pts
4-Core 240
8-Core 452
43% 346 Pts
64-Core 461
31% 461 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 43.6%
Great: 61%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060S (Super)-$430
Nvidia(10DE 13AD) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.48
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
99.8% Outstanding
Lighting 337
Reflection 288
Parallax 401
89% 342 fps
MRender 362
Gravity 336
Splatting 229
101% 309 fps
Poor: 92%
This bench: 99.8%
Great: 106%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
556GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 240 301 351 356 353 350 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
67.7% Good
Read 354
Write 360
Mixed 218
SusWrite 325
71% 314 MB/s
4K Read 22.8
4K Write 49.3
4K Mixed 30
99% 34 MB/s
DQ Read 31.1
DQ Write 88.2
DQ Mixed 37.2
35% 52.2 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 67.7%
Great: 120%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
2TB free
Firmware: CC49
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 147 150 157 158 151 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
90.8% Outstanding
Read 164
Write 98.3
Mixed 78.2
SusWrite 153
90% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.9
144% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 90.8%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
46.2% Average
MC Read 18.9
MC Write 13.8
MC Mixed 16.2
47% 16.3 GB/s
SC Read 10.1
SC Write 9
SC Mixed 13.8
31% 11 GB/s
Latency 71.2
56% 71.2 ns
Poor: 24%
This bench: 46.2%
Great: 82%
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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-UD3 Builds (Compare 5,534 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 46%
Desktop 50%
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3 - $300

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $774
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