Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 72%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics26.7% 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 Drive75.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160226
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 28 '19 at 23:45
Run Duration121 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
72% Very good
Memory 91.7
1-Core 75.2
2-Core 157
67% 108 Pts
4-Core 283
8-Core 491
49% 387 Pts
64-Core 492
33% 492 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 72%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 560-$240
Sapphire(1DA2 E348) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1429 MHz, MLim: 2100 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 19.1.2
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
26.7% Poor
Lighting 94.9
Reflection 90.2
Parallax 126
25% 104 fps
MRender 74.9
Gravity 96.3
Splatting 91.3
27% 87.5 fps
Poor: 21%
This bench: 26.7%
Great: 27%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$240
308GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 395 376 365 401 402 406 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
75.8% Very good
Read 437
Write 386
Mixed 338
SusWrite 391
87% 388 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 43
105% 25.9 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 75.8%
Great: 124%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
488GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 146 144 145 147 147 146 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
88.8% Excellent
Read 163
Write 143
Mixed 107
SusWrite 146
103% 140 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 1.2
249% 1.9 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 88.8%
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)
50.2% Above average
MC Read 20.5
MC Write 15.2
MC Mixed 18.2
51% 18 GB/s
SC Read 11.2
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 12.8
31% 10.8 GB/s
Latency 64.7
62% 64.7 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 50.2%
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 34,174 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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