Gigabyte GA-970A-D3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 58.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics8.19% 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 Drive37.5% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-D3  (all builds)
Memory4.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20111013
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 05 '19 at 19:41
Run Duration160 Seconds
Run User NOR-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD Phenom II X4 925-$150
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
58.8% Above average
Memory 83.2
1-Core 51.3
2-Core 102
52% 79 Pts
4-Core 203
8-Core 195
27% 199 Pts
64-Core 199
13% 199 Pts
Poor: 45%
This bench: 58.8%
Great: 61%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce 9800 GTX
EVGA(3842 C873) 512MB
Ram: 512MB, Driver: 342.1
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
8.19% Terrible
Lighting 11.6
Reflection 10.3
Parallax 3.94
9% 8.63 fps
MRender 8.9
Gravity 8.37
Splatting 6.78
7% 8.02 fps
Poor: 7%
This bench: 8.19%
Great: 8%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SSDPR-CX300-120 120GB
89GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM11.2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 51 58 57 57 39 MB/s
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
37.5% Below average
Read 229
Write 159
Mixed 196
SusWrite 56.8
36% 160 MB/s
4K Read 22.1
4K Write 34.2
4K Mixed 20.3
78% 25.5 MB/s
DQ Read 24.7
DQ Write 22.9
DQ Mixed 22
17% 23.2 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 37.5%
Great: 96%
Seagate ST3160815AS 160GB-$27
149GB free
Firmware: 3.AAC
SusWrite @10s intervals: 71 74 74 74 74 74 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
42.2% Average
Read 73.4
Write 69.5
Mixed 43.6
SusWrite 73.6
48% 65 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.9
151% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 42.2%
Great: 42%
WD WD1600JS-75NCB1 160GB
149GB free
Firmware: 20.06C03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 58 62 61 62 62 62 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
35.5% Below average
Read 61.8
Write 58.6
Mixed 44.8
SusWrite 61.3
42% 56.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1
177% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 35.5%
Great: 35%
WD Green 500GB (2009)-$19
465GB free
Firmware: 01.00A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 56 58 59 57 39 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
43.2% Average
Read 91.4
Write 87.1
Mixed 63.1
SusWrite 58.7
56% 75.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.6
130% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 43.2%
Great: 55%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM
Performing below potential (20th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
23.4% Poor
MC Read 8.3
MC Write 6.6
MC Mixed 6.7
21% 7.2 GB/s
SC Read 7.2
SC Write 5.7
SC Mixed 7
19% 6.63 GB/s
Latency 74.9
53% 74.9 ns
Poor: 17%
This bench: 23.4%
Great: 61%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical GA-970A-D3 Builds (Compare 1,675 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $420
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