Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 49.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics37.3% 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 Drive56.4% 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 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)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140221
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 22:02
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th 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-$89
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
49.7% Average
SC Int 73.3
SC Float 66.1
SC Mixed 68.2
55% 69.2 Pts
QC Int 252
QC Float 220
QC Mixed 244
54% 239 Pts
MC Int 381
MC Float 331
MC Mixed 392
55% 368 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 49.7%
Great: 60%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280-$185
MSI(1462 277C) 3GB
CLim: 972 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 16.6
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
37.3% Below average
Lighting 127
Reflection 70.9
Parallax 148
42% 115 fps
MRender 54.6
Gravity 105
Splatting 77.9
34% 79 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 37.3%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Apotop S3C 128GB
17GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N0530A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 121 86 90 76 84 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
56.4% Above average
Read 396
Write 140
Mixed 184
SusWrite 95.9
45% 204 MB/s
4K Read 24
4K Write 56.7
4K Mixed 31.1
106% 37.3 MB/s
DQ Read 28.7
DQ Write 40.4
DQ Mixed 38.8
28% 36 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 56.4%
Great: 83%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$59
1TB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 145 146 142 146 146 147 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
90.2% Outstanding
Read 169
Write 128
Mixed 15.3
SusWrite 145
82% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.6
144% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 90.2%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Adata DDR3 2133 2OZ 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
44.9% Average
MC Read 18.4
MC Write 14.6
MC Mixed 15.5
46% 16.2 GB/s
SC Read 9.7
SC Write 8.1
SC Mixed 9.7
26% 9.17 GB/s
Latency 72.9
55% 72.9 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 44.9%
Great: 56%
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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 14,509 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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