Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 83%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 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 58.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics98.6% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive97.8% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory27.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150601
Uptime10.4 Days
Run DateJan 12 '19 at 00:42
Run Duration162 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th 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-$72
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
58.1% Above average
SC Int 81.8
SC Float 72.1
SC Mixed 75.9
61% 76.6 Pts
QC Int 313
QC Float 284
QC Mixed 289
67% 295 Pts
MC Int 485
MC Float 434
MC Mixed 487
70% 469 Pts
Poor: 45%
This bench: 58.1%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$350
PNY(196E 11A0) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
98.6% Outstanding
Lighting 304
Reflection 287
Parallax 302
94% 298 fps
MRender 205
Gravity 291
Splatting 216
102% 237 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 98.6%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$70
137GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 327 234 229 223 226 220 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
97.8% Outstanding
Read 477
Write 440
Mixed 369
SusWrite 243
86% 382 MB/s
4K Read 40.6
4K Write 76.8
4K Mixed 50.7
167% 56 MB/s
DQ Read 281
DQ Write 242
DQ Mixed 261
196% 261 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 97.8%
Great: 124%
Microsoft Storage Space Device 248GB
118GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 333 292 295 293 291 285 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 469
Write 443
Mixed 398
SusWrite 298
90% 402 MB/s
4K Read 40
4K Write 77.4
4K Mixed 51.2
167% 56.2 MB/s
DQ Read 281
DQ Write 242
DQ Mixed 260
195% 261 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 101%
Great: 127%
WD My Passport 0810 1TB
917GB free, PID 0810
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 30 31 31 31 32 32 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
17.9% Very poor
Read 33.2
Write 32
Mixed 27.5
SusWrite 31.1
42% 30.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
100% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 17.9%
Great: 45%
WD My Book 1235 4TB
2.5TB free, PID 1235
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 30 31 31 31 31 31 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
18% Very poor
Read 31.7
Write 31
Mixed 27.7
SusWrite 30.8
41% 30.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1
108% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 18%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
43.8% Average
MC Read 16.9
MC Write 14.7
MC Mixed 15.1
44% 15.6 GB/s
SC Read 9.4
SC Write 8.6
SC Mixed 11.9
28% 9.97 GB/s
Latency 74.9
53% 74.9 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 43.8%
Great: 102%
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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 16,198 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 - $79

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $349
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