Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
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 57.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Boot Drive46.6% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 11 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20160226
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 12:19
Run Duration63 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 21%

 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-8350-$94
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
57.9% Above average
SC Int 84.5
SC Float 70.9
SC Mixed 76.3
62% 77.2 Pts
QC Int 295
QC Float 249
QC Mixed 285
63% 276 Pts
MC Int 513
MC Float 440
MC Mixed 504
73% 486 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 57.9%
Great: 65%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Q-90 90GB
44GB free
Firmware: 1.00 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below potential (30th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
46.6% Average
Read 278
Write 279
Mixed 198
56% 252 MB/s
4K Read 19.8
4K Write 43.3
4K Mixed 4.3
58% 22.5 MB/s
DQ Read 23.5
DQ Write 74.2
DQ Mixed 5.2
17% 34.3 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 46.6%
Great: 65%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8GBH2X04F1AA2 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
49% Average
MC Read 20.3
MC Write 15.2
MC Mixed 17.2
50% 17.6 GB/s
SC Read 10.6
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 12
30% 10.4 GB/s
Latency 66.8
60% 66.8 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 49%
Great: 55%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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Gaming
Gaming 51%
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Desktop
Desktop 42%
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Workstation
Workstation 30%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $70

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $439
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