Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 35%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 46.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics22.7% 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.
Memory4GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and although it's sufficient for most games, some will benefit from up to 8GB of RAM. 4GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory2.5 GB free of 4 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160226
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 12:54
Run Duration382 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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-8320E-$99
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
46.5% Average
SC Int 70.9
SC Float 64.2
SC Mixed 65
53% 66.7 Pts
QC Int 237
QC Float 213
QC Mixed 223
51% 224 Pts
MC Int 401
MC Float 347
MC Mixed 396
57% 381 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 46.5%
Great: 59%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750 Ti-$110
CLim: 1333 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
22.7% Poor
Lighting 68.9
Reflection 45.1
Parallax 66.7
21% 60.2 fps
MRender 54.5
Gravity 69.6
Splatting 40.4
24% 54.8 fps
Poor: 20%
This bench: 22.7%
Great: 25%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 320GB-$48
280GB free
Firmware: JC4B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
49.4% Average
Read 83.9
Write 88
Mixed 77.7
62% 83.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 1.64
4K Mixed 0.39
102% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 49.4%
Great: 62%
SanDisk Cruzer Blade 8GB
1GB free, PID 5567
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
11% Very poor
Read 30.6
Write 2.96
Mixed 4.78
11% 12.8 MB/s
4K Read 3.56
4K Write 1.65
4K Mixed 0.78
96% 2 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 11%
Great: 13%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair ValueSelect DDR3 1x4GB
1 of 4 slots used
4GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
25.3% Poor
MC Read 9.2
MC Write 8.1
MC Mixed 6.8
23% 8.03 GB/s
SC Read 3.6
SC Write 7.6
SC Mixed 7
17% 6.07 GB/s
Latency 69.2
58% 69.2 ns
Poor: 16%
This bench: 25.3%
Great: 29%
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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 12,133 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 - $70

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Very good Total price: $459
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