Gigabyte GA-970A-D3P

Performance Results

Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop 50%
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 53%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics0.5% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive68.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB 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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-D3P  (all builds)
Memory14.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160226
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 25 '17 at 21:41
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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 4.8 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
53% Above average
1-Core 79.4
2-Core 152
55% 116 Pts
4-Core 292
8-Core 600
55% 446 Pts
64-Core 602
40% 602 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 53%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
EVGA(3842 6264) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2189 MHz, MLim: 2052 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.71
Relative performance (0th percentile)
0.5% Terrible
Lighting 22.6
Reflection 7.4
Parallax 57.2
6% 29.1 fps
MRender 0.6
Gravity 0.9
Splatting 191
0% 64 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 0.5%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY SSD2SC240G1CS2754D117-488 240GB
90GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS211101 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
68.7% Good
Read 502
Write 294
Mixed 370
86% 389 MB/s
4K Read 18
4K Write 54.3
4K Mixed 17.2
78% 29.8 MB/s
DQ Read 174
DQ Write 155
DQ Mixed 51.2
69% 127 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 68.7%
Great: 97%
Hitachi Deskstar 7K1000.C 1TB-$50
852GB free
Firmware: JP4OA3GH Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
76.6% Very good
Read 129
Write 138
Mixed 129
99% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 1.01
4K Mixed 0.31
81% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 76.6%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 667 MHz clocked @ 933 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
53% Above average
MC Read 23.4
MC Write 15.7
MC Mixed 18.1
54% 19.1 GB/s
SC Read 12.1
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 12.8
32% 11.1 GB/s
Latency 63.3
63% 63.3 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 53%
Great: 53%
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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-D3P Builds (Compare 6,615 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation 28%

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-D3P - $108

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 43% - Average Total price: $563
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