Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (28th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 72 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 45.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics69.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive44.9% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Very high background CPU (51%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory28 GB free of 32 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20160226
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 04:15
Run Duration98 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 51%

 PC Performing below expectations (28th 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-$111
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
45.8% Average
SC Int 59.1
SC Float 59.5
SC Mixed 59.6
48% 59.4 Pts
QC Int 232
QC Float 209
QC Mixed 224
50% 222 Pts
MC Int 412
MC Float 366
MC Mixed 422
60% 400 Pts
Poor: 43%
This bench: 45.8%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$227
MaxC: 1288 MHz, MaxM: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.3.2
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
69.2% Good
Lighting 186
Reflection 173
Parallax 272
67% 210 fps
MRender 141
Gravity 177
Splatting 126
71% 148 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 69.2%
Great: 76%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB-$60
69GB free
Firmware: Z32080RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
44.9% Average
Read 482
Write 67.9
Mixed 246
58% 265 MB/s
4K Read 18.2
4K Write 47
4K Mixed 4.19
58% 23.1 MB/s
DQ Read 133
DQ Write 111
DQ Mixed 6.59
36% 83.4 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 44.9%
Great: 80%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F3-1866C10-8G BLS8G3D1609DS F3-1866C10-8G BLS8G3D1609DS 32GB
667, 800, 667, 800 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
44.1% Average
MC Read 17.1
MC Write 14.9
MC Mixed 15.2
45% 15.7 GB/s
SC Read 9.4
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 12.1
28% 9.93 GB/s
Latency 76.9
52% 76.9 ns
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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 5,867 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-DS3P - $69

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $415
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