Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (21st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 79 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 52.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics35% 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 Drive29.2% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait 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 (46%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory2.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130408
Uptime19 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 15:00
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU 46%

 PC Performing below expectations (21st 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-$114
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
52.4% Above average
SC Int 76.4
SC Float 66.2
SC Mixed 72.1
57% 71.6 Pts
QC Int 261
QC Float 228
QC Mixed 256
56% 248 Pts
MC Int 410
MC Float 375
MC Mixed 429
61% 404 Pts
Poor: 49%
This bench: 52.4%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280-$185
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 22.19.662.4
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
35% Below average
Lighting 109
Reflection 68
Parallax 144
38% 107 fps
MRender 53.5
Gravity 101
Splatting 75.1
33% 76.6 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 35%
Great: 45%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$115
3GB free
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
29.2% Poor
Read 268
Write 15.2
Mixed 36.2
22% 107 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 16.1
4K Mixed 6.69
58% 16.6 MB/s
DQ Read 35.2
DQ Write 17.1
DQ Mixed 8
11% 20.1 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 29.2%
Great: 93%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G3D1609DS 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
45.6% Average
MC Read 18.3
MC Write 13.8
MC Mixed 16.4
46% 16.2 GB/s
SC Read 9.4
SC Write 8.2
SC Mixed 12.1
28% 9.9 GB/s
Latency 67.7
59% 67.7 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 45.6%
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 7,264 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $70

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $412
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