Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3

Performance Results

Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop 58%
Workstation 10%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 50.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics17.7% 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 Drive46% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
Very high background CPU (41%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-UD3  (all builds)
Memory9.7 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121022
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 01 '23 at 09:34
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU 41%

 PC Performing as expected (50th percentile)

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

Processor BenchNormalHeavyServer
AMD FX-4130 Quad-Core-$150
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
50.5% Above average
Memory 77.2
1-Core 45.5
2-Core 82.2
45% 68.3 Pts
4-Core 138
8-Core 152
19% 145 Pts
64-Core 151
9% 151 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 50.5%
Great: 59%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
Nvidia GTX 650 Ti Boost-$140
Gigabyte(1458 356D) 2GB
CLim: 1254 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 474.14
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
17.7% Very poor
Lighting 19.9
Reflection 23.3
Parallax 26.9
16% 23.4 fps
MRender 29.1
Gravity 25.9
Splatting 22.2
21% 25.7 fps
Poor: 16%
This bench: 17.7%
Great: 18%
Drive BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
Polion 256GB 256GB
112GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HCS1A25E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 171 225 285 275 45 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
46% Average
Read 319
Write 296
Mixed 244
SusWrite 198
59% 265 MB/s
4K Read 24.4
4K Write 29.4
4K Mixed 10
65% 21.3 MB/s
DQ Read 31.4
DQ Write 71.9
DQ Mixed 13
21% 38.8 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 46%
Great: 89%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
Unknown 12GB
null MHz
4096, 2048, 2048, 4096 MB
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
39.4% Below average
MC Read 16.3
MC Write 11.8
MC Mixed 14
40% 14 GB/s
SC Read 8.5
SC Write 8
SC Mixed 10.7
26% 9.07 GB/s
Latency 85.8
47% 85.8 ns
Poor: 20%
This bench: 39.4%
Great: 50%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-970A-UD3 Builds (Compare 504 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming 21%
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 17%

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Very good Total price: $517
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