Gigabyte GA-970A-D3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming 82%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 46.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics142% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very 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.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-D3  (all builds)
Memory5.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131216
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateMay 02 '18 at 13:57
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-9590-$238
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
46.1% Average
1-Core 68.6
2-Core 132
47% 100 Pts
4-Core 256
8-Core 391
41% 324 Pts
64-Core 389
26% 389 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 46.1%
Great: 60%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
Zotac(19DA 4471) ≥ 4GB; ZOTAC ZT-P10810F-10P GeForce GTX 1080 Ti AMP Extreme Core Edition
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2800 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 397.31
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
142% Outstanding
Lighting 386
Reflection 455
Parallax 610
101% 484 fps
MRender 275
Gravity 559
Splatting 294
145% 376 fps
Poor: 110%
This bench: 142%
Great: 145%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba MD04ACA400 4TB-$140
957GB free (System drive)
Firmware: FP2A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
83% Excellent
Read 164
Write 125
Mixed 78.5
91% 123 MB/s
4K Read 1.27
4K Write 0.73
4K Mixed 0.09
77% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 83%
Great: 106%
SanDisk Cruzer Glide 3.0 248GB
16GB free, PID 5597
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
28.4% Poor
Read 98.6
Write 43.6
Mixed 62
78% 68 MB/s
4K Read 3.85
4K Write 1.19
4K Mixed 0.61
76% 1.88 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 28.4%
Great: 29%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 16GB
null MHz
8192, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
31.7% Below average
MC Read 10.8
MC Write 10.6
MC Mixed 10
30% 10.5 GB/s
SC Read 8.1
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 9.3
24% 8.57 GB/s
Latency 73.5
54% 73.5 ns
Poor: 25%
This bench: 31.7%
Great: 54%
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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-D3 Builds (Compare 5,349 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 30%
Sail boat
Desktop 48%
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-D3 - $107

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $453
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