Gigabyte GA-970A-D3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 68.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics49.3% 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 Drive52.7% 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.
Run History
9 months ago, 9 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-D3  (all builds)
Memory1 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150206
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 29 '20 at 15:49
Run Duration157 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU3%
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 PC Performing as expected (43rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-8350-$130
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
68.5% Good
Memory 87.3
1-Core 74.6
2-Core 149
64% 104 Pts
4-Core 269
8-Core 486
47% 378 Pts
64-Core 476
32% 476 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 68.5%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 570-$150
CLim: 1250 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 20.11.2
Performing below potential (79th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
49.3% Average
Lighting 60.8
Reflection 59
Parallax 79.3
49% 66.4 fps
MRender 59.5
Gravity 62
Splatting 43.6
50% 55 fps
Poor: 39%
This bench: 49.3%
Great: 51%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$60
108GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 267 174 166 168 169 165 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
52.7% Above average
Read 276
Write 329
Mixed 282
SusWrite 185
60% 268 MB/s
4K Read 23.5
4K Write 35.8
4K Mixed 27.7
90% 29 MB/s
DQ Read 31.3
DQ Write 64.2
DQ Mixed 39
32% 44.8 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 52.7%
Great: 124%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$30
150GB free
Firmware: CC46
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 166 166 166 166 165 MB/s
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
75.4% Very good
Read 98.5
Write 54.7
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 165
69% 94.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.7
122% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 75.4%
Great: 114%
Samsung HD322HJ 320GB-$44
281GB free
Firmware: 1AC01118
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 109 110 111 111 104 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
62.7% Good
Read 112
Write 49
Mixed 58.5
SusWrite 106
60% 81.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.9
169% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 62.7%
Great: 63%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2018)-$50
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 110 110 111 111 103 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
66.6% Good
Read 126
Write 159
Mixed 68
SusWrite 106
84% 115 MB/s
4K Read 1.8
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.1
97% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 66.6%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
26% Poor
MC Read 9.3
MC Write 8.3
MC Mixed 6.6
23% 8.07 GB/s
SC Read 8.5
SC Write 8.4
SC Mixed 5.4
21% 7.43 GB/s
Latency 70.2
57% 70.2 ns
Poor: 26%
This bench: 26%
Great: 51%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-970A-D3 Builds (Compare 2,303 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-D3 - $192

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $506
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