Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 57.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics1.29% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive42.7% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory5.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141031
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 13 '18 at 00:39
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 28%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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-$80
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
57.6% Above average
SC Int 85.5
SC Float 77.5
SC Mixed 83.3
66% 82.1 Pts
QC Int 287
QC Float 248
QC Mixed 270
61% 268 Pts
MC Int 504
MC Float 434
MC Mixed 503
72% 480 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 57.6%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 5450
XFX(1682 3030) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
1.29% Terrible
Lighting 4
Reflection 4.4
Parallax 5.1
1% 4.5 fps
MRender 3.2
Gravity 2.5
Splatting 3.4
1% 3.03 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.29%
Great: 2%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
FM-25S2S-120GBP2 120GB
93GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 57 74 79 79 79 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
42.7% Average
Read 136
Write 118
Mixed 129
SusWrite 75.4
26% 115 MB/s
4K Read 20.1
4K Write 49.7
4K Mixed 24
88% 31.3 MB/s
DQ Read 145
DQ Write 111
DQ Mixed 109
86% 122 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 42.7%
Great: 50%
Seagate ST3750640SV 750GB
698GB free
Firmware: 3.ACH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 69 73 72 72 72 73 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
42.2% Average
Read 75
Write 69.7
Mixed 49
SusWrite 72
49% 66.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.8
137% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 42.2%
Great: 43%
Seagate ST3120213AS 120GB
112GB free
Firmware: 3.AHH
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 57 57 57 57 57 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
32.4% Below average
Read 55.7
Write 10.5
Mixed 26
SusWrite 56.9
27% 37.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.9
151% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 32.4%
Great: 33%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905403-447.A 9905402-532.A 8GB
667, 667 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
43.8% Average
MC Read 17.4
MC Write 14.3
MC Mixed 14.1
44% 15.3 GB/s
SC Read 9.8
SC Write 9.5
SC Mixed 12.5
30% 10.6 GB/s
Latency 68.4
58% 68.4 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 43.8%
Great: 44%
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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 14,441 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 - $69

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $449
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