Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
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 53.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics61.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Very high background CPU (32%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory5.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140221
Uptime2.5 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 06:04
Run Duration83 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 32%

 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-8320-$100
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
53.1% Above average
SC Int 82
SC Float 68.5
SC Mixed 73.4
60% 74.6 Pts
QC Int 269
QC Float 215
QC Mixed 257
56% 247 Pts
MC Int 442
MC Float 374
MC Mixed 441
63% 419 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 53.1%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290-$399
PowerColor(148C 2343) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 975 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
61.1% Good
Lighting 188
Reflection 147
Parallax 234
63% 190 fps
MRender 115
Gravity 149
Splatting 166
60% 143 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 61.1%
Great: 68%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$63
277GB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
71.4% Very good
Read 129
Write 120
Mixed 116
91% 122 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 1.78
4K Mixed 0.18
85% 0.91 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 71.4%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
41.1% Average
MC Read 16.7
MC Write 12.8
MC Mixed 13.5
41% 14.3 GB/s
SC Read 8.8
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 11.8
28% 9.7 GB/s
Latency 72.4
55% 72.4 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 41.1%
Great: 51%
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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 7,258 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 - $72

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $414
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