Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P FX

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (84th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 16 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 56.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics10.9% 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 Drive47.5% 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 (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P FX  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170713
Uptime2.1 Days
Run DateSep 15 '18 at 02:27
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing above expectations (84th 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-$79
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
56.8% Above average
SC Int 82.8
SC Float 73.7
SC Mixed 77.8
62% 78.1 Pts
QC Int 282
QC Float 241
QC Mixed 274
60% 266 Pts
MC Int 506
MC Float 424
MC Mixed 494
72% 475 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 56.8%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 640
Nvidia(10DE 100F) 1GB
CLim: 954 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
10.9% Very poor
Lighting 27.3
Reflection 22
Parallax 34.3
9% 27.9 fps
MRender 25.9
Gravity 32.8
Splatting 27
12% 28.6 fps
Poor: 7%
This bench: 10.9%
Great: 11%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk PLUS 240 GB 240GB
97GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UF3000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 52 134 130 129 118 93 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
47.5% Average
Read 421
Write 338
Mixed 67
SusWrite 109
52% 234 MB/s
4K Read 17.8
4K Write 31.6
4K Mixed 16
64% 21.8 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 84.1
DQ Mixed 42.1
47% 81.1 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 47.5%
Great: 54%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 933 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
52.9% Above average
MC Read 22.5
MC Write 15.4
MC Mixed 18.9
54% 18.9 GB/s
SC Read 11.5
SC Write 9
SC Mixed 14.3
33% 11.6 GB/s
Latency 63
64% 63 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 52.9%
Great: 55%
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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 FX Builds (Compare 1,910 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P FX

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $314
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