Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 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 52.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics64.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 08:19
Run Duration156 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing below expectations (34th 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-$99
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
52.7% Above average
SC Int 78
SC Float 66.3
SC Mixed 70.2
57% 71.5 Pts
QC Int 270
QC Float 234
QC Mixed 260
58% 255 Pts
MC Int 444
MC Float 381
MC Mixed 437
63% 421 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 52.7%
Great: 61%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$250
EVGA(3842 2978) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 385.28
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
64.7% Good
Lighting 194
Reflection 177
Parallax 201
61% 191 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 190
Splatting 130
68% 156 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 64.7%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$88
118GB free
Firmware: EMT03B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
59.9% Above average
Read 359
Write 299
Mixed 261
68% 306 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 34
4K Mixed 19.6
84% 26.8 MB/s
DQ Read 35.4
DQ Write 57.5
DQ Mixed 21
23% 38 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 59.9%
Great: 116%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$158
97GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 55% Great: 97%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$67
595GB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
95.3% Outstanding
Read 165
Write 168
Mixed 96.6
106% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.78
4K Write 1.44
4K Mixed 0.15
76% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 95.3%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BLS4G3D18ADS3 Adata DDR3 1866 BLS4G3D18ADS3 Adata DDR3 1866 16GB
933, 667, 933, 667 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
43.5% Average
MC Read 16.9
MC Write 14.5
MC Mixed 15
44% 15.5 GB/s
SC Read 9.1
SC Write 7.9
SC Mixed 12.2
28% 9.73 GB/s
Latency 73.8
54% 73.8 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 43.5%
Great: 44%
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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 6,671 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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