Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 72.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics26.6% 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 Drive90% 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 01:06
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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 (96th percentile)
72.9% Very good
Memory 90.5
1-Core 79.3
2-Core 156
67% 109 Pts
4-Core 299
8-Core 494
50% 396 Pts
64-Core 466
31% 466 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 72.9%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 560-$240
Sapphire(1DA2 E348) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1519 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 19.1.2
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
26.6% Poor
Lighting 93.4
Reflection 94.9
Parallax 140
24% 109 fps
MRender 76.2
Gravity 95.9
Splatting 87.8
27% 86.6 fps
Poor: 21%
This bench: 26.6%
Great: 27%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$249
307GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 374 370 385 400 405 403 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
90% Excellent
Read 439
Write 398
Mixed 186
SusWrite 390
79% 353 MB/s
4K Read 11.7
4K Write 85.6
4K Mixed 41.7
116% 46.3 MB/s
DQ Read 264
DQ Write 237
DQ Mixed 257
191% 253 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 90%
Great: 125%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
497GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 145 145 147 147 146 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
88.8% Excellent
Read 164
Write 144
Mixed 134
SusWrite 145
109% 147 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.2
237% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 88.8%
Great: 109%
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)
50.3% Above average
MC Read 20.4
MC Write 15.7
MC Mixed 18
52% 18 GB/s
SC Read 11.2
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 13.2
31% 11 GB/s
Latency 66.6
60% 66.6 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 50.3%
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 6,344 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $404
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