Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 50.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics71.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive37% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Very high background CPU (54%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory10.3 GB free of 12 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20130408
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 18:55
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU 54%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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-$90
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
50.8% Above average
SC Int 76.5
SC Float 64.7
SC Mixed 69.3
56% 70.2 Pts
QC Int 268
QC Float 229
QC Mixed 247
56% 248 Pts
MC Int 445
MC Float 376
MC Mixed 435
63% 419 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 50.8%
Great: 58%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$270
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 397.31
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
71.9% Very good
Lighting 227
Reflection 202
Parallax 218
69% 216 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 205
Splatting 166
74% 173 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 71.9%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 120GB-$203
6GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X31200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile)
37% Below average
Read 317
Write 67.1
Mixed 118
36% 167 MB/s
4K Read 20.3
4K Write 32.8
4K Mixed 10.8
62% 21.3 MB/s
DQ Read 27.6
DQ Write 64.2
DQ Mixed 11.1
18% 34.3 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 37%
Great: 90%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$40
328GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
87.2% Excellent
Read 157
Write 147
Mixed 81.8
95% 129 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 1.64
4K Mixed 0.25
87% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 87.2%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1600C9D3/4 GY1600D364L9S GY1600D364L9S 12GB
800, 667, 667 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
42.2% Average
MC Read 16.8
MC Write 14.2
MC Mixed 14
43% 15 GB/s
SC Read 9
SC Write 7.9
SC Mixed 11.1
27% 9.33 GB/s
Latency 75
53% 75 ns
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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 13,481 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $68

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $463
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