Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 49.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics40.9% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive58.3% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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
4 months ago, 4 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory6.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160226
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 22:21
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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-$99
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
49.3% Average
SC Int 72.7
SC Float 61.7
SC Mixed 65.9
53% 66.8 Pts
QC Int 267
QC Float 212
QC Mixed 240
54% 240 Pts
MC Int 432
MC Float 375
MC Mixed 433
62% 413 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 49.3%
Great: 61%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$200
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
40.9% Average
Lighting 138
Reflection 113
Parallax 124
41% 125 fps
MRender 79.9
Gravity 120
Splatting 82.1
41% 93.9 fps
Poor: 36%
This bench: 40.9%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 250GB-$80
182GB free
Firmware: X41100WD Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
58.3% Above average
Read 380
Write 264
Mixed 197
62% 280 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 34.7
4K Mixed 13.8
76% 24.9 MB/s
DQ Read 128
DQ Write 85.2
DQ Mixed 38.8
47% 83.9 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 58.3%
Great: 82%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$52
925GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 180
Write 170
Mixed 160
128% 170 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.82
4K Mixed 0.32
99% 0.95 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 100%
Great: 107%
WD Blue 2.5" 250GB (2009)-$60
233GB free
Firmware: 13.01A13 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
37.2% Below average
Read 65.6
Write 63.8
Mixed 65.5
49% 65 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 1.94
4K Mixed 0.34
95% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 37.2%
Great: 42%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C10 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 933 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
48.6% Average
MC Read 21.5
MC Write 15
MC Mixed 15.6
50% 17.4 GB/s
SC Read 10.3
SC Write 7.9
SC Mixed 12.7
29% 10.3 GB/s
Latency 64.9
62% 64.9 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 48.6%
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 6,716 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 - $59

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $394
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