Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (30th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 70 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 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 66.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics36.2% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive81.3% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-UD3  (all builds)
Memory29.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120530
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 21 '22 at 16:33
Run Duration164 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing below expectations (30th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-9590-$344
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
66.2% Good
Memory 82
1-Core 85.6
2-Core 147
65% 105 Pts
4-Core 273
8-Core 483
47% 378 Pts
64-Core 493
33% 493 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 66.2%
Great: 76%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
CLim: 1564 MHz, MLim: 1760 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 512.59
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
36.2% Below average
Lighting 46.8
Reflection 48.1
Parallax 42.8
38% 45.9 fps
MRender 37.7
Gravity 43.3
Splatting 37.6
34% 39.5 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 36.2%
Great: 36%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$140
476GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 227 346 365 345 350 350 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
81.3% Excellent
Read 360
Write 379
Mixed 322
SusWrite 330
78% 348 MB/s
4K Read 33.2
4K Write 65.4
4K Mixed 43
140% 47.2 MB/s
DQ Read 38.2
DQ Write 89.7
DQ Mixed 51.4
43% 59.8 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 81.3%
Great: 135%
Samsung 870 EVO 1TB-$101
626GB free
Firmware: SVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 240 361 383 376 375 376 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
90.1% Outstanding
Read 415
Write 394
Mixed 338
SusWrite 352
84% 375 MB/s
4K Read 38.3
4K Write 69.5
4K Mixed 47.8
156% 51.9 MB/s
DQ Read 44.2
DQ Write 94.1
DQ Mixed 58.9
48% 65.7 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 90.1%
Great: 137%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
44.4% Average
MC Read 17.4
MC Write 14.8
MC Mixed 15.3
45% 15.8 GB/s
SC Read 10.4
SC Write 7.5
SC Mixed 12.3
29% 10.1 GB/s
Latency 76.9
52% 76.9 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 44.4%
Great: 111%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 22: 2R 3G 3B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
22% 27% 30 327 258 60 20" 1600 900 DELF018 DELL ST2010
Typical GA-970A-UD3 Builds (Compare 3,127 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $665
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