Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 79%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 68.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics141% 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 Drive57.5% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-UD3  (all builds)
Memory5.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 04 '18 at 03:01
Run Duration166 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-8320-$163
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
68.3% Good
Memory 83.3
1-Core 71.5
2-Core 139
61% 98.1 Pts
4-Core 288
8-Core 524
51% 406 Pts
64-Core 539
36% 539 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 68.3%
Great: 71%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$693
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2952 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing below potential (78th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
141% Outstanding
Lighting 355
Reflection 440
Parallax 571
93% 455 fps
MRender 271
Gravity 555
Splatting 295
144% 374 fps
Poor: 105%
This bench: 141%
Great: 147%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra Plus 256GB-$139
94GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X2316RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
57.5% Above average
Read 364
Write 257
Mixed 267
66% 296 MB/s
4K Read 24.5
4K Write 56.3
4K Mixed 14
85% 31.6 MB/s
DQ Read 25.8
DQ Write 86.8
DQ Mixed 11.6
22% 41.4 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 57.5%
Great: 101%
WD Green 3TB (2011)-$83
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
78.6% Very good
Read 137
Write 137
Mixed 120
98% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.88
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.25
109% 1.18 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 78.6%
Great: 84%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$80
970GB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
85.3% Excellent
Read 150
Write 147
Mixed 26.8
78% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 1.49
4K Mixed 0.15
75% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 85.3%
Great: 115%
WD Black 2.5" 320GB (2010)-$28
162GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
60.1% Good
Read 106
Write 103
Mixed 96.8
77% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.57
4K Write 1.84
4K Mixed 0.34
96% 0.92 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 60.1%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8GB
null MHz
4096, 2048, 2048 MB
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
32% Below average
MC Read 10.9
MC Write 10.5
MC Mixed 10.1
30% 10.5 GB/s
SC Read 9
SC Write 7.5
SC Mixed 10.5
26% 9 GB/s
Latency 74.7
54% 74.7 ns
Poor: 20%
This bench: 32%
Great: 51%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-970A-UD3 Builds (Compare 1,136 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 42% - Average Total price: $895
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