Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 55%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics8.29% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive40.1% 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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160226
Uptime3 Days
Run DateAug 11 '18 at 00:32
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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-$73
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
55% Above average
SC Int 81.1
SC Float 48.3
SC Mixed 78
55% 69.1 Pts
QC Int 287
QC Float 242
QC Mixed 258
60% 263 Pts
MC Int 513
MC Float 421
MC Mixed 501
72% 478 Pts
Poor: 46%
This bench: 55%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 730
Nvidia(10DE 0000) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 783 MHz, MLim: 333 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
8.29% Terrible
Lighting 23.9
Reflection 24.3
Parallax 21.5
7% 23.2 fps
MRender 14
Gravity 28.7
Splatting 20.7
9% 21.1 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 8.29%
Great: 9%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 120GB (2018)
75GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE300000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 63 46 67 67 63 MB/s
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
40.1% Average
Read 400
Write 105
Mixed 153
SusWrite 60.5
39% 180 MB/s
4K Read 17.2
4K Write 22.4
4K Mixed 12.9
54% 17.5 MB/s
DQ Read 115
DQ Write 65
DQ Mixed 41.9
44% 74.1 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 40.1%
Great: 50%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$60
2TB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 200 197 198 200 199 198 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 198
Write 151
Mixed 79
SusWrite 199
114% 157 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
160% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 114%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1866 CL10 Ser 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
50.4% Above average
MC Read 20.3
MC Write 15.6
MC Mixed 17.6
51% 17.8 GB/s
SC Read 11.6
SC Write 8.8
SC Mixed 13.4
32% 11.3 GB/s
Latency 61.4
65% 61.4 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 50.4%
Great: 53%
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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 14,675 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $75

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $343
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