Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics23.1% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive102% 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.
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)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160226
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 23 '19 at 20:13
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-8350-$130
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.4 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
75.7% Very good
Memory 92.2
1-Core 83.6
2-Core 165
70% 114 Pts
4-Core 320
8-Core 543
54% 432 Pts
64-Core 549
37% 549 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 75.7%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon RX 560-B
Sapphire(1DA2 E348) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1226 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 19.1.1
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
23.1% Poor
Lighting 88
Reflection 79.6
Parallax 114
23% 93.9 fps
MRender 60.7
Gravity 84.4
Splatting 72.3
23% 72.5 fps
Poor: 19%
This bench: 23.1%
Great: 23%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$240
314GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 394 416 441 401 418 441 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 496
Write 459
Mixed 358
SusWrite 419
97% 433 MB/s
4K Read 34.2
4K Write 88.9
4K Mixed 38.8
149% 54 MB/s
DQ Read 274
DQ Write 244
DQ Mixed 260
195% 259 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 102%
Great: 124%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
498GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 140 145 147 142 147 146 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
93.9% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 184
Mixed 135
SusWrite 144
119% 162 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.2
237% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 93.9%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F3 DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
51% Above average
MC Read 20.8
MC Write 16
MC Mixed 18
52% 18.3 GB/s
SC Read 11.6
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 12.1
31% 10.7 GB/s
Latency 63.7
63% 63.7 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 51%
Great: 98%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical GA-970A-DS3P Builds (Compare 34,173 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $447
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