Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 51.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics31.6% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory4.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150601
Uptime1 Days
Run DateSep 11 '17 at 20:00
Run Duration157 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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-4350-$65
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
51.3% Above average
SC Int 82
SC Float 72.7
SC Mixed 77.3
62% 77.3 Pts
QC Int 258
QC Float 224
QC Mixed 256
56% 246 Pts
MC Int 259
MC Float 223
MC Mixed 255
37% 246 Pts
Poor: 35%
This bench: 51.3%
Great: 56%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-$115
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 375.63
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
31.6% Below average
Lighting 97.2
Reflection 59.9
Parallax 91.8
30% 83 fps
MRender 76
Gravity 90.8
Splatting 64.9
33% 77.2 fps
Poor: 33%
This bench: 31.6%
Great: 37%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$35
154GB free
Firmware: CC46 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
42.6% Average
Read 69
Write 79.4
Mixed 28.9
43% 59.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 1.67
4K Mixed 0.28
78% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 42.6%
Great: 69%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$79
85GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
59.2% Above average
Read 110
Write 96.1
Mixed 96.3
76% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 2.04
4K Mixed 0.44
112% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 59.2%
Great: 78%
Seagate ST31000333AS 1TB-$85
36GB free
Firmware: CC1H Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
39.6% Below average
Read 72.6
Write 65.5
Mixed 66.4
51% 68.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.47
92% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 39.6%
Great: 63%
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 above expectations (83rd percentile)
48.5% Average
MC Read 21.6
MC Write 12.6
MC Mixed 17.1
49% 17.1 GB/s
SC Read 10.8
SC Write 9.1
SC Mixed 12.5
31% 10.8 GB/s
Latency 62.2
64% 62.2 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 48.5%
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 7,813 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 - $70

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $415
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