Gigabyte GA-970A-D3P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 44.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics24% 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 Drive93.9% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait 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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-D3P  (all builds)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130524
Uptime3.4 Days
Run DateJul 05 '16 at 14:30
Run Duration163 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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 Phenom II X4 955-$140
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
44.5% Average
SC Int 78.7
SC Float 47.7
SC Mixed 59.9
50% 62.1 Pts
QC Int 305
QC Float 186
QC Mixed 233
55% 241 Pts
MC Int 309
MC Float 163
MC Mixed 234
36% 236 Pts
Poor: 32%
This bench: 44.5%
Great: 51%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 5870
PwrHis(1787 2289) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
24% Poor
Lighting 83.9
Reflection 39.5
Parallax 83.1
25% 68.8 fps
MRender 25.7
Gravity 64.4
Splatting 45
15% 45 fps
Poor: 11%
This bench: 24%
Great: 25%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$132
103GB free
Firmware: EXM01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
93.9% Outstanding
Read 502
Write 452
Mixed 487
107% 480 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 62.5
4K Mixed 36.9
126% 43.1 MB/s
DQ Read 172
DQ Write 151
DQ Mixed 82.5
84% 135 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 93.9%
Great: 122%
WD Green 4TB (2013)-$136
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5700 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
79.7% Very good
Read 145
Write 133
Mixed 127
102% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 2.13
4K Mixed 0.31
104% 1.05 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 79.7%
Great: 87%
WD Green 3TB (2011)-$82
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
50.6% Above average
Read 106
Write 70
Mixed 107
72% 94.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 1.57
4K Mixed 0.2
66% 0.71 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 50.6%
Great: 83%
WD Blue 6TB (2015)-$184
580GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5700 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
58.5% Above average
Read 106
Write 97.9
Mixed 107
78% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.26
95% 1.06 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 58.5%
Great: 99%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 99U5471-020.A 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
34.4% Below average
MC Read 15.2
MC Write 7.7
MC Mixed 12.6
34% 11.8 GB/s
SC Read 7.2
SC Write 6.4
SC Mixed 8.8
21% 7.47 GB/s
Latency 72.3
55% 72.3 ns
Poor: 15%
This bench: 34.4%
Great: 84%
Take a copy of your results

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-970A-D3P Builds (Compare 1,942 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-D3P - $75

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $421
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $309Nvidia GTX 1070 $368Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $90
Intel Core i5-7600K $229AMD RX 480 $227Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $132
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $300Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $230Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $160
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $50Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $127SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $700SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $46Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $136SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
Today's hottest deals
User Guide  •  About  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback