Gigabyte GA-970A-D3P

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 56.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics68% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-D3P  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160226
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 06:13
Run Duration253 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD FX-8370-$123
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
56.2% Above average
SC Int 88.4
SC Float 73.5
SC Mixed 77.6
64% 79.8 Pts
QC Int 288
QC Float 238
QC Mixed 269
60% 265 Pts
MC Int 496
MC Float 434
MC Mixed 497
72% 476 Pts
Poor: 49%
This bench: 56.2%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$195
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
68% Good
Lighting 203
Reflection 174
Parallax 206
63% 194 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 196
Splatting 157
72% 168 fps
Poor: 57%
This bench: 68%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Momentus 5400.6 2.5" 500GB-$64
358GB free
Firmware: 0003SDM1 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
37.8% Below average
Read 66.8
Write 65.1
Mixed 63.3
49% 65.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.3
71% 0.59 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 37.8%
Great: 43%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$31
146GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JC66 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
60.6% Good
Read 112
Write 99.4
Mixed 111
81% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.22
69% 0.69 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 60.6%
Great: 70%
WD WD2500BVVT-28A26Y1 250GB
48GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
25.9% Poor
Read 41.7
Write 48.2
Mixed 41.3
33% 43.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.27
4K Write 1.26
4K Mixed 0.24
62% 0.59 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 25.9%
Great: 42%
Hitachi HDT725040VLA380 400GB
16GB free
Firmware: V5COA73A Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
36.7% Below average
Read 63
Write 64.5
Mixed 61.8
48% 63.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.67
4K Write 1.83
4K Mixed 0.37
103% 0.96 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 36.7%
Great: 37%
Seagate ST980811AS 80GB-$99
1GB free
Firmware: 3.ALC Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
20.8% Poor
Read 39.3
Write 33.1
Mixed 30.3
26% 34.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.35
4K Write 0.71
4K Mixed 0.26
57% 0.44 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 20.8%
Great: 25%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905471-011.A RMR1870EC58E9 KHX1600C9D3/4 KHX1600C9D3/4 16GB
667, 667, 800, 800 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
44.1% Average
MC Read 16.8
MC Write 14.8
MC Mixed 15.3
45% 15.6 GB/s
SC Read 9.8
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 11.5
28% 9.87 GB/s
Latency 71.5
56% 71.5 ns
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-D3P - $82

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 93% - Outstanding Total price: $490
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