Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
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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 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 56.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics35% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 Drive99.3% 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)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160226
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 29 '19 at 00:07
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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-$68
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
56.7% Above average
SC Int 81
SC Float 73.4
SC Mixed 77.8
62% 77.4 Pts
QC Int 310
QC Float 279
QC Mixed 272
65% 287 Pts
MC Int 503
MC Float 434
MC Mixed 499
72% 479 Pts
Poor: 45%
This bench: 56.7%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 560-$150
Sapphire(1DA2 E348) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1494 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 19.1.2
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
35% Below average
Lighting 94.6
Reflection 93.3
Parallax 126
33% 105 fps
MRender 75.5
Gravity 95.9
Splatting 89.6
37% 87 fps
Poor: 24%
This bench: 35%
Great: 35%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$225
331GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 366 376 373 384 401 400 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
99.3% Outstanding
Read 436
Write 391
Mixed 338
SusWrite 383
87% 387 MB/s
4K Read 34.1
4K Write 87.8
4K Mixed 42.8
153% 54.9 MB/s
DQ Read 266
DQ Write 238
DQ Mixed 259
192% 254 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 99.3%
Great: 130%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$41
497GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 145 144 144 147 147 146 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
88% Excellent
Read 161
Write 145
Mixed 127
SusWrite 146
107% 144 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1.2
235% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 88%
Great: 108%
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 (63rd percentile)
50.1% Above average
MC Read 20.4
MC Write 15.4
MC Mixed 18
51% 17.9 GB/s
SC Read 11.2
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 12.8
31% 10.8 GB/s
Latency 66.1
60% 66.1 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 50.1%
Great: 98%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-970A-DS3P Builds (Compare 20,717 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $70

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $323
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