Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 52.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics18.4% 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 Drive72.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory6.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160226
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 22:54
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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-8320-$90
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
52.1% Above average
SC Int 77.8
SC Float 70.1
SC Mixed 74.3
59% 74.1 Pts
QC Int 256
QC Float 228
QC Mixed 248
55% 244 Pts
MC Int 446
MC Float 382
MC Mixed 438
64% 422 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 52.1%
Great: 58%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GT 1030
Zotac(19DA 1486) 2GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
18.4% Very poor
Lighting 56.5
Reflection 38.4
Parallax 56.5
18% 50.5 fps
MRender 33.7
Gravity 54.7
Splatting 45.1
19% 44.5 fps
Poor: 15%
This bench: 18.4%
Great: 20%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 480GB-$88
420GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK71B1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 355 122 73 79 78 74 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
72.2% Very good
Read 445
Write 388
Mixed 330
SusWrite 130
72% 323 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 73.6
4K Mixed 29.9
118% 43.5 MB/s
DQ Read 229
DQ Write 240
DQ Mixed 166
143% 211 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 72.2%
Great: 86%
WD Blue 320GB (2007)-$19
244GB free
Firmware: 01.03E01
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 97.2
Write 94.5
Mixed 60.6
62% 84.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1
179% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 21% Great: 58%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$39
861GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 129 137 139 140 139 139 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
83.1% Excellent
Read 152
Write 132
Mixed 96.7
SusWrite 137
95% 129 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1
215% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 83.1%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1600 CL9 Seri 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
51.4% Above average
MC Read 21.3
MC Write 15.7
MC Mixed 18.5
53% 18.5 GB/s
SC Read 11.2
SC Write 9.1
SC Mixed 12.1
31% 10.8 GB/s
Latency 64.8
62% 64.8 ns
Poor: 26%
This bench: 51.4%
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-DS3P Builds (Compare 13,344 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $68

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $436
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