Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 50.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics12.3% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive39.8% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory5.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130408
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 15 '19 at 10:21
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (56th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-8350-$130
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
50.8% Above average
1-Core 78
2-Core 143
53% 111 Pts
4-Core 277
8-Core 497
48% 387 Pts
64-Core 494
33% 494 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 50.8%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GT 1030
MSI(1462 8C98) 2GB
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 525 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 417.71
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
12.3% Very poor
Lighting 47.2
Reflection 35.4
Parallax 46.2
12% 42.9 fps
MRender 12.9
Gravity 51
Splatting 42.4
12% 35.4 fps
Poor: 13%
This bench: 12.3%
Great: 16%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 240GB-$32
194GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFKB1D2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 174 136 144 147 149 189 MB/s
Performing below potential (12th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
39.8% Below average
Read 217
Write 114
Mixed 134
SusWrite 156
35% 155 MB/s
4K Read 21
4K Write 29.7
4K Mixed 16
68% 22.2 MB/s
DQ Read 17.6
DQ Write 29.8
DQ Mixed 22
17% 23.1 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 39.8%
Great: 91%
Seagate ST3500312CS 500GB-$17
315GB free
Firmware: SC13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 99 104 106 107 105 107 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
58.7% Above average
Read 100
Write 83.7
Mixed 52.6
SusWrite 105
62% 85.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
156% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 58.7%
Great: 61%
WD Elements 25A2 1TB
705GB free, PID 25a2
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 101 102 100 101 101 MB/s
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
42.2% Average
Read 96.8
Write 88.5
Mixed 56
SusWrite 100
115% 85.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
100% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 42.2%
Great: 61%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Adata DDR3 1600 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
31.9% Below average
MC Read 11
MC Write 10.3
MC Mixed 9
29% 10.1 GB/s
SC Read 11
SC Write 8.8
SC Mixed 10
28% 9.93 GB/s
Latency 67.5
59% 67.5 ns
Poor: 15%
This bench: 31.9%
Great: 32%
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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 28,860 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $92

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 44% - Average Total price: $451
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