Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P FX

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 60.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics80.5% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive72.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
Very high background CPU (73%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P FX  (all builds)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170713
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 14 '18 at 01:16
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 73%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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-$90
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
60.4% Good
SC Int 89.2
SC Float 76.2
SC Mixed 82.1
66% 82.5 Pts
QC Int 305
QC Float 260
QC Mixed 291
65% 285 Pts
MC Int 549
MC Float 470
MC Mixed 541
78% 520 Pts
Poor: 46%
This bench: 60.4%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$260
CLim: 1480 MHz, MLim: 2250 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.12.2
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
80.5% Excellent
Lighting 241
Reflection 197
Parallax 345
86% 261 fps
MRender 154
Gravity 230
Splatting 139
76% 175 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 80.5%
Great: 75%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston HyperX 3K 240GB-$150
42GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 580ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
72.1% Very good
Read 508
Write 193
Mixed 259
70% 320 MB/s
4K Read 30.7
4K Write 67.2
4K Mixed 22
110% 40 MB/s
DQ Read 185
DQ Write 143
DQ Mixed 88.6
87% 139 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 72.1%
Great: 92%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
339GB free
Firmware: CC25 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
80.4% Excellent
Read 162
Write 118
Mixed 139
105% 140 MB/s
4K Read 0.79
4K Write 1.47
4K Mixed 0.2
83% 0.82 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 80.4%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F3 DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 667 MHz clocked @ 1066 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
53.7% Above average
MC Read 22.5
MC Write 15.9
MC Mixed 19.2
55% 19.2 GB/s
SC Read 11.7
SC Write 9.3
SC Mixed 14.9
34% 12 GB/s
Latency 62.8
64% 62.8 ns
Poor: 26%
This bench: 53.7%
Great: 57%
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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 FX Builds (Compare 1,473 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P FX

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $345
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