Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 91%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 56.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics120% 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 Drive70.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150601
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateSep 15 '18 at 00:23
Run Duration150 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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-8350-$80
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
56.7% Above average
SC Int 79.5
SC Float 72
SC Mixed 77.3
61% 76.3 Pts
QC Int 281
QC Float 247
QC Mixed 276
61% 268 Pts
MC Int 500
MC Float 427
MC Mixed 475
70% 467 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 56.7%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$457
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Lighting 378
Reflection 371
Parallax 379
117% 376 fps
MRender 241
Gravity 361
Splatting 243
122% 282 fps
Poor: 86%
This bench: 120%
Great: 142%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX200 240GB-$230
103GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU02.6
SusWrite @10s intervals: 274 52 51 52 52 52 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
70.9% Very good
Read 439
Write 385
Mixed 355
SusWrite 88.6
71% 317 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 62.8
4K Mixed 37.5
120% 41.8 MB/s
DQ Read 247
DQ Write 220
DQ Mixed 220
169% 229 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 70.9%
Great: 93%
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$94
40GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 334 150 150 150 150 150 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
92.4% Outstanding
Read 447
Write 420
Mixed 376
SusWrite 181
80% 356 MB/s
4K Read 37.2
4K Write 82.6
4K Mixed 50.8
165% 56.9 MB/s
DQ Read 280
DQ Write 245
DQ Mixed 259
195% 261 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 92.4%
Great: 115%
Maxtor STM3250310AS 250GB
213GB free
Firmware: 3.AAA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 83 84 85 85 85 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
49.1% Average
Read 87
Write 53
Mixed 46
SusWrite 84.1
50% 67.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.8
137% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 49.1%
Great: 54%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT102464BA160 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
48.1% Average
MC Read 20.1
MC Write 14.4
MC Mixed 16.8
49% 17.1 GB/s
SC Read 10.5
SC Write 9.1
SC Mixed 13.2
31% 10.9 GB/s
Latency 68.3
58% 68.3 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 48.1%
Great: 50%
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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 14,451 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 - $69

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $449
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