Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 57.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics40% 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 Drive52.3% 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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory6.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130408
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 03:26
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing below expectations (40th 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-8350-$119
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
57.7% Above average
SC Int 85.3
SC Float 74
SC Mixed 78.5
63% 79.3 Pts
QC Int 294
QC Float 253
QC Mixed 278
62% 275 Pts
MC Int 514
MC Float 443
MC Mixed 507
73% 488 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 57.7%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti-$145
Asus(1043 85D4) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
40% Below average
Lighting 124
Reflection 83
Parallax 123
38% 110 fps
MRender 81.4
Gravity 120
Splatting 86
41% 95.7 fps
Poor: 36%
This bench: 40%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS1311 240GB-$89
223GB free
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
48% Average
Read 338
Write 245
Mixed 240
61% 275 MB/s
4K Read 21.4
4K Write 33.2
4K Mixed 8.76
61% 21.1 MB/s
DQ Read 25.4
DQ Write 60.8
DQ Mixed 7.88
16% 31.4 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 48%
Great: 84%
SanDisk Extreme 240GB-$179
186GB free
Firmware: R211 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
52.3% Above average
Read 293
Write 226
Mixed 213
54% 244 MB/s
4K Read 26.1
4K Write 59.3
4K Mixed 10.6
84% 32 MB/s
DQ Read 33.1
DQ Write 84.5
DQ Mixed 11.4
22% 43 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 52.3%
Great: 84%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$57
783GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
93.3% Outstanding
Read 157
Write 168
Mixed 159
122% 162 MB/s
4K Read 0.84
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.24
97% 0.99 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 93.3%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F3 DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
31.6% Below average
MC Read 10.9
MC Write 10.1
MC Mixed 9
29% 10 GB/s
SC Read 10.7
SC Write 9.1
SC Mixed 9.6
28% 9.8 GB/s
Latency 68.7
58% 68.7 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 31.6%
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 7,712 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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