Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

Gaming 40%
Speed boat
Desktop 51%
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
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 52.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics45% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive74.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory6.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130408
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 11 '18 at 11:04
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU6%

 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-8320-$106
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
52.8% Above average
SC Int 82.1
SC Float 69.1
SC Mixed 74.9
60% 75.4 Pts
QC Int 262
QC Float 228
QC Mixed 252
56% 247 Pts
MC Int 454
MC Float 391
MC Mixed 446
65% 430 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 52.8%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280-$185
CLim: 1068 MHz, MLim: 1302 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 18.2.1
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
45% Average
Lighting 142
Reflection 87.6
Parallax 182
48% 137 fps
MRender 65.5
Gravity 133
Splatting 96.4
42% 98.2 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 45%
Great: 44%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Neutron XT 240GB-$170
88GB free
Firmware: SAFC01.1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
74.8% Very good
Read 492
Write 439
Mixed 481
105% 470 MB/s
4K Read 22.6
4K Write 40.4
4K Mixed 15.4
75% 26.1 MB/s
DQ Read 160
DQ Write 107
DQ Mixed 15.8
44% 94.2 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 74.8%
Great: 102%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$46
90GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
58.9% Above average
Read 103
Write 102
Mixed 103
77% 103 MB/s
4K Read 1.15
4K Write 2.44
4K Mixed 0.26
122% 1.28 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 58.9%
Great: 105%
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 above expectations (73rd percentile)
45.5% Average
MC Read 19.2
MC Write 14.6
MC Mixed 14.2
46% 16 GB/s
SC Read 11
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 12.4
30% 10.6 GB/s
Latency 67.9
59% 67.9 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 45.5%
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 9,837 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 52%
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation 30%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $86

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $546
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