Gigabyte GA-970A-D3P

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 36%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 42.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics11.1% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
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.
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.
High background CPU (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-D3P  (all builds)
Memory2.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150601
Uptime11 Days
Run DateApr 01 '19 at 00:08
Run Duration167 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 28%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-6300-$90
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
42.4% Average
1-Core 72.5
2-Core 132
49% 102 Pts
4-Core 208
8-Core 326
34% 267 Pts
64-Core 331
22% 331 Pts
Poor: 31%
This bench: 42.4%
Great: 50%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 270X-$199
Gigabyte(1458 226D) 2GB
CLim: 1100 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.7
Relative performance (0th percentile)
11.1% Very poor
Lighting 48.3
Reflection 37.7
Parallax 62.6
13% 49.5 fps
MRender 29.2
Gravity 40.2
Splatting 39.4
11% 36.3 fps
Poor: 25%
This bench: 11.1%
Great: 28%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$33
864GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC46
SusWrite @10s intervals: 117 103 150 173 184 179 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
94.4% Outstanding
Read 178
Write 170
Mixed 79.4
SusWrite 151
106% 145 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
164% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 94.4%
Great: 115%
Monster MONSTER DIGITAL 16GB
11GB free, PID null
SusWrite @10s intervals: 5 6.4 5 6.5 5.7 6.4 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
4.91% Terrible
Read 18.8
Write 8.5
Mixed 4.5
SusWrite 5.8
11% 9.4 MB/s
4K Read 3.9
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
14% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 4.91%
Great: 6%
USB DISK 2.0 16GB
15GB free, PID 3e00
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 6 8.2 5.9 4.9 4.8 4.9 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
6.32% Terrible
Read 15.8
Write 9.3
Mixed 7.5
SusWrite 5.8
12% 9.6 MB/s
4K Read 5.2
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.7
60% 2.13 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 6.32%
Great: 8%
SanDisk Cruzer Glide 3.0 248GB
147GB free, PID 5597
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 11 9.9 10 11 11 11 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
11.5% Very poor
Read 31.8
Write 14
Mixed 17.3
SusWrite 10.6
22% 18.4 MB/s
4K Read 3.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 1.6
109% 2.17 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 11.5%
Great: 29%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F3 DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
29% Poor
MC Read 11.1
MC Write 8.5
MC Mixed 7.7
26% 9.1 GB/s
SC Read 9.4
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 8.5
25% 8.73 GB/s
Latency 69.7
57% 69.7 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 29%
Great: 51%
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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 5,960 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $537
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