Gigabyte GA-970A-D3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing CPU, RAM
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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.
Graphics22.2% 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 Drive64.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-D3  (all builds)
Memory9.5 GB free of 12 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130121
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateDec 03 '15 at 08:46
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User THA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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 4.05 GHz (avg)
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
1-Core 76.8
2-Core 145
53% 111 Pts
4-Core 276
8-Core 499
48% 387 Pts
64-Core 481
32% 481 Pts
Poor: 58% Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7850-$174
Gigabyte(1458 2553) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.300.1025.0
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
22.2% Poor
Lighting 27.6
Reflection 29.7
Parallax 33.9
23% 30.4 fps
MRender 26.9
Gravity 23.2
Splatting 36.6
16% 28.9 fps
Poor: 19%
This bench: 22.2%
Great: 23%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Zotac Premium Edition 240GB-$75
173GB free
Firmware: SAFM01.6 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
67.3% Good
Read 384
Write 396
Mixed 344
84% 375 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 55.2
4K Mixed 13.7
88% 32.2 MB/s
DQ Read 33.2
DQ Write 61
DQ Mixed 13.2
20% 35.8 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 67.3%
Great: 110%
Gamer 240MG100-B1 240GB
168GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.00 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
64.4% Good
Read 260
Write 366
Mixed 305
70% 310 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 56.8
4K Mixed 18.4
99% 35 MB/s
DQ Read 33.7
DQ Write 78.3
DQ Mixed 23.1
27% 45.1 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 64.4%
Great: 108%
Seagate ST3250310AS 250GB-$29
78GB free
Firmware: 3.AAF Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
44.4% Average
Read 76.6
Write 78
Mixed 74.8
58% 76.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.37
87% 0.69 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 44.4%
Great: 55%
Typical GA-970A-D3 Builds (Compare 1,411 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: 62% - Good Total price: $408
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