Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 45.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics10.3% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive38.4% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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.
Very high background CPU (51%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141031
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 23:54
Run Duration169 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 51%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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-8300-$101
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
45.2% Average
SC Int 64.8
SC Float 57.9
SC Mixed 62.8
50% 61.8 Pts
QC Int 243
QC Float 206
QC Mixed 219
50% 222 Pts
MC Int 381
MC Float 328
MC Mixed 370
54% 360 Pts
Poor: 43%
This bench: 45.2%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 5750
Sapphire(174B E138) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
10.3% Very poor
Lighting 36.3
Reflection 24.6
Parallax 32
11% 31 fps
MRender 19.2
Gravity 25.9
Splatting 25.7
10% 23.6 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 10.3%
Great: 11%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 250GB-$89
200GB free
Firmware: X41110WD Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
38.4% Below average
Read 324
Write 148
Mixed 210
50% 227 MB/s
4K Read 13.4
4K Write 21.4
4K Mixed 10.7
46% 15.2 MB/s
DQ Read 55.8
DQ Write 66.1
DQ Mixed 17
25% 46.3 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 38.4%
Great: 82%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$49
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC9F Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
98% Outstanding
Read 172
Write 170
Mixed 148
122% 163 MB/s
4K Read 1.06
4K Write 0.87
4K Mixed 0.14
76% 0.69 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 98%
Great: 107%
Seagate FA GoFlex Desk 1.5TB
1.5TB free, PID 5071
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
13% Very poor
Read 33.3
Write 30.9
Mixed 5.9
27% 23.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 0.4
4K Mixed 0.22
24% 0.45 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 13%
Great: 18%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F3-12800CL9-4 EWB4GB681CA3- F3-12800CL9-4 EWB4GB681CA3- 16GB
800, 800, 800, 800 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
45.6% Average
MC Read 18.5
MC Write 14.7
MC Mixed 16.2
47% 16.5 GB/s
SC Read 9.5
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 11.2
28% 9.67 GB/s
Latency 77.4
52% 77.4 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 6,663 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 - $61

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $396
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