Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 42.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics17.1% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 Drive47.4% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Very high background CPU (45%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-UD3  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit farger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20111013
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 13:00
Run Duration98 Seconds
Run User NOR-User
Background CPU 45%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd 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-8150-$183
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
42.7% Average
SC Int 65.9
SC Float 59.3
SC Mixed 60.6
50% 61.9 Pts
QC Int 203
QC Float 189
QC Mixed 198
45% 197 Pts
MC Int 298
MC Float 341
MC Mixed 409
52% 349 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 42.7%
Great: 56%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R7 250X
Sapphire(174B E214) 1GB
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 1125 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
17.1% Very poor
Lighting 49.4
Reflection 43.4
Parallax 72.3
18% 55 fps
MRender 29.2
Gravity 45.8
Splatting 43
17% 39.3 fps
Poor: 13%
This bench: 17.1%
Great: 20%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 330 Series 120GB-$146
21GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 300i Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
47.4% Average
Read 460
Write 126
Mixed 191
56% 259 MB/s
4K Read 18
4K Write 27.1
4K Mixed 9.88
54% 18.3 MB/s
DQ Read 132
DQ Write 113
DQ Mixed 36.5
51% 93.8 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 47.4%
Great: 82%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
44.7% Average
MC Read 16.5
MC Write 15.8
MC Mixed 15.8
46% 16 GB/s
SC Read 8.5
SC Write 8.8
SC Mixed 11.8
28% 9.7 GB/s
Latency 74.7
54% 74.7 ns
Poor: 26%
This bench: 44.7%
Great: 84%
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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-UD3 Builds (Compare 3,159 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3 - $95

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $409
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