Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
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 72.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Boot Drive100% 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
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateFeb 12 '19 at 20:23
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU2%

 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 (96th percentile)
72.8% Very good
Memory 90
1-Core 77
2-Core 155
66% 107 Pts
4-Core 301
8-Core 472
49% 387 Pts
64-Core 490
33% 490 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 72.8%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$193
312GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 368 406 404 405 408 403 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 446
Write 404
Mixed 327
SusWrite 399
89% 394 MB/s
4K Read 33.6
4K Write 85.1
4K Mixed 42.8
151% 53.8 MB/s
DQ Read 266
DQ Write 241
DQ Mixed 258
192% 255 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 100%
Great: 124%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
497GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 144 145 146 146 146 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
87.9% Excellent
Read 161
Write 160
Mixed 132
SusWrite 145
111% 150 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 1.2
235% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 87.9%
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 (66th percentile)
50% Average
MC Read 20.1
MC Write 15.7
MC Mixed 17.9
51% 17.9 GB/s
SC Read 11.1
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 13.2
31% 10.9 GB/s
Latency 67.2
60% 67.2 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 50%
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 9,200 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: 62% - Good Total price: $393
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