Gigabyte GA-970A-D3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 52.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics5.54% 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 Drive24.6% is an extremely low SSD score, this system will benefit from a faster SSD.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 10 years and 4 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-D3  (all builds)
Memory9 GB free of 12 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20150206
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateSep 22 '17 at 18:26
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-8350-$130
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
52.2% Above average
1-Core 74.9
2-Core 153
53% 114 Pts
4-Core 296
8-Core 497
50% 396 Pts
64-Core 502
34% 502 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 52.2%
Great: 54%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 730
Gigabyte(1458 3693) 2GB
CLim: 901 MHz, MLim: 1252 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 385.69
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
5.54% Terrible
Lighting 20.1
Reflection 16.5
Parallax 28.7
5% 21.8 fps
MRender 9.7
Gravity 21.8
Splatting 16.6
6% 16 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 5.54%
Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ AGILITY3 90GB
13GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.25 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
24.6% Poor
Read 182
Write 84.9
Mixed 105
27% 124 MB/s
4K Read 7.57
4K Write 11.9
4K Mixed 7.07
27% 8.84 MB/s
DQ Read 89.8
DQ Write 84.9
DQ Mixed 27.8
37% 67.5 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 24.6%
Great: 55%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
554GB free
Firmware: 01.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 203
Write 163
Mixed 156
130% 174 MB/s
4K Read 1.29
4K Write 2.45
4K Mixed 0.38
141% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 105%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CML4GX3M1A160 CMZ8GX3M1A160 12GB
667, 667 MHz
4096, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
43.7% Average
MC Read 16.9
MC Write 13.9
MC Mixed 14.5
43% 15.1 GB/s
SC Read 10.3
SC Write 8.7
SC Mixed 11.9
29% 10.3 GB/s
Latency 63
63% 63 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 43.7%
Great: 44%
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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 4,846 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $447
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