Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 54%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 45.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics70.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive81% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160226
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 15:45
Run Duration148 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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-$75
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
45.1% Average
SC Int 70.3
SC Float 62.5
SC Mixed 64.8
53% 65.9 Pts
QC Int 234
QC Float 211
QC Mixed 217
50% 221 Pts
MC Int 367
MC Float 324
MC Mixed 356
52% 349 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 45.1%
Great: 60%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$240
CLim: 1380 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 18.5.1
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
70.6% Very good
Lighting 202
Reflection 180
Parallax 300
74% 227 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 195
Splatting 129
68% 158 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 70.6%
Great: 76%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 250GB-$60
203GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR020
SusWrite @10s intervals: 327 390 394 366 202 205 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
81% Excellent
Read 356
Write 378
Mixed 354
SusWrite 314
79% 350 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 57.4
4K Mixed 35
118% 40.1 MB/s
DQ Read 256
DQ Write 236
DQ Mixed 218
171% 237 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 81%
Great: 125%
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$65
111GB free
Firmware: 583ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 81 87 74 85 69 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
50.6% Above average
Read 206
Write 126
Mixed 179
SusWrite 80.1
33% 148 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 56
4K Mixed 30.5
105% 36.9 MB/s
DQ Read 94.5
DQ Write 119
DQ Mixed 98.6
77% 104 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 50.6%
Great: 71%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$78
3TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 196 196 195 197 198 198 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 179
Write 151
Mixed 70.3
SusWrite 197
109% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
151% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 108%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CML8GX3M2A160 CMZ4GX3M1A160 CML8GX3M2A160 CMZ4GX3M1A160 16GB
667, 667, 667, 667 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
41.1% Average
MC Read 14.9
MC Write 13.8
MC Mixed 14.9
42% 14.5 GB/s
SC Read 8.4
SC Write 7.6
SC Mixed 11
26% 9 GB/s
Latency 73.7
54% 73.7 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 41.1%
Great: 43%
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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 14,517 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $69

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