Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 49.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics35.6% 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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory4.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150601
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateFeb 13 '18 at 23:34
Run Duration89 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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-8300-$83
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
49.5% Average
SC Int 78.6
SC Float 68
SC Mixed 72.6
58% 73.1 Pts
QC Int 242
QC Float 214
QC Mixed 235
52% 230 Pts
MC Int 379
MC Float 327
MC Mixed 390
55% 365 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 49.5%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7870-$203
Sapphire(174B E241) 2GB
CLim: 1050 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 18.1.1
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
35.6% Below average
Lighting 111
Reflection 86
Parallax 141
38% 113 fps
MRender 61.2
Gravity 92.4
Splatting 87.9
34% 80.5 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 35.6%
Great: 39%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
MB1000CBZQE 1TB
367GB free
Firmware: HPG2 Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7202 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
59.8% Above average
Read 105
Write 103
Mixed 96
76% 101 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 1.85
4K Mixed 0.34
96% 0.92 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 59.8%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F3 DDR3 1866 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
43.9% Average
MC Read 18.3
MC Write 14
MC Mixed 14.1
44% 15.5 GB/s
SC Read 8.7
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 12.3
28% 9.77 GB/s
Latency 68.7
58% 68.7 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 43.9%
Great: 54%
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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 11,393 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $65

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $480
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