Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 51.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics10.6% 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 Drive39.3% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141031
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 18 '17 at 00:03
Run Duration171 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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-$107
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
51.1% Above average
SC Int 83.9
SC Float 73.9
SC Mixed 79.9
63% 79.2 Pts
QC Int 239
QC Float 221
QC Mixed 232
52% 231 Pts
MC Int 421
MC Float 363
MC Mixed 412
60% 399 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 51.1%
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 (82nd percentile)
10.6% Very poor
Lighting 36.1
Reflection 24.9
Parallax 32.1
10% 31 fps
MRender 18.5
Gravity 25.8
Splatting 25.7
10% 23.3 fps
Poor: 6%
This bench: 10.6%
Great: 12%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 250GB-$90
169GB 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 (1st percentile)
39.3% Below average
Read 347
Write 184
Mixed 199
54% 243 MB/s
4K Read 15.6
4K Write 26.8
4K Mixed 6.46
46% 16.3 MB/s
DQ Read 18.2
DQ Write 23.1
DQ Mixed 6.96
9% 16.1 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 39.3%
Great: 80%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$70
2TB free
Firmware: CC9F Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
84.6% Excellent
Read 145
Write 150
Mixed 132
107% 142 MB/s
4K Read 1.08
4K Write 1.07
4K Mixed 0.14
81% 0.76 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 84.6%
Great: 108%
Seagate FA GoFlex Desk 1.5TB
1.5TB free, PID 5071
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
10.5% Very poor
Read 31.8
Write 20.8
Mixed 9.65
23% 20.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 0.39
4K Mixed 0.22
24% 0.45 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 10.5%
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
48.3% Average
MC Read 19.7
MC Write 14.6
MC Mixed 17.1
49% 17.1 GB/s
SC Read 11
SC Write 9.3
SC Mixed 14.1
33% 11.5 GB/s
Latency 70.7
57% 70.7 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 6,698 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: 61% - Good Total price: $411
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