Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
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 54.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics32.9% 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 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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory7.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160226
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 20 '17 at 04:51
Run Duration89 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 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-8320-$105
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
54.5% Above average
SC Int 72.4
SC Float 65.6
SC Mixed 68.4
55% 68.8 Pts
QC Int 296
QC Float 258
QC Mixed 277
63% 277 Pts
MC Int 450
MC Float 388
MC Mixed 443
64% 427 Pts
Poor: 43%
This bench: 54.5%
Great: 61%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$225
CLim: 2151 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
32.9% Below average
Lighting 51.6
Reflection 195
Parallax 205
35% 150 fps
MRender 1
Gravity 219
Splatting 175
18% 132 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 32.9%
Great: 70%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$95
460GB free
Firmware: JC4B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
57% Above average
Read 102
Write 96.2
Mixed 76.6
68% 91.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.59
4K Mixed 0.36
90% 0.82 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 57%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F3 DDR3 1866 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 800 MHz clocked @ 933 MHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
48.3% Average
MC Read 21.7
MC Write 14.1
MC Mixed 15.1
48% 17 GB/s
SC Read 11.4
SC Write 7.8
SC Mixed 12.6
30% 10.6 GB/s
Latency 59.9
67% 59.9 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 48.3%
Great: 52%
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-DS3P Builds (Compare 6,793 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 - $67

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $406
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-7700K $309Nvidia GTX 1070 $390Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $96
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $291AMD RX 480 $379Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $120
Intel Core i5-7600K $235Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $33Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $162
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $140SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $83G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $714SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $40HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $140SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $13
Today's hottest deals
User Guide  •  About  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback