Gigabyte GA-970A-D3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 47.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics109% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive36.8% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (56%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-D3  (all builds)
Memory29.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120530
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 24 '19 at 14:06
Run Duration117 Seconds
Run User PER-User
Background CPU 56%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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 4.2 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
47.3% Average
1-Core 71.2
2-Core 142
50% 106 Pts
4-Core 259
8-Core 424
43% 342 Pts
64-Core 424
28% 424 Pts
Poor: 31%
This bench: 47.3%
Great: 48%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Lighting 290
Reflection 340
Parallax 438
76% 356 fps
MRender 247
Gravity 417
Splatting 257
111% 307 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 109%
Great: 114%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$74
17GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 541ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 78 81 77 88 94 81 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
36.8% Below average
Read 119
Write 99
Mixed 87.7
SusWrite 83.3
22% 97.3 MB/s
4K Read 18.1
4K Write 44.4
4K Mixed 22.5
80% 28.3 MB/s
DQ Read 24.1
DQ Write 75.3
DQ Mixed 29.7
28% 43 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 36.8%
Great: 73%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
50.2% Above average
MC Read 20.1
MC Write 16.4
MC Mixed 17.7
52% 18.1 GB/s
SC Read 9.9
SC Write 9.2
SC Mixed 13.2
31% 10.8 GB/s
Latency 68.2
59% 68.2 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 50.2%
Great: 115%
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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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