Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 51.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics29.6% 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 Drive99.2% 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 20:34
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-8350-$99
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
51.9% Above average
1-Core 78
2-Core 157
55% 118 Pts
4-Core 292
8-Core 490
49% 391 Pts
64-Core 486
33% 486 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 51.9%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 560-$150
Sapphire(1DA2 E348) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1429 MHz, MLim: 2110 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 19.2.1
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
29.6% Poor
Lighting 109
Reflection 93.7
Parallax 142
30% 115 fps
MRender 72.6
Gravity 112
Splatting 89.7
29% 91.4 fps
Poor: 15%
This bench: 29.6%
Great: 27%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$225
312GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 407 364 379 402 402 404 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
99.2% Outstanding
Read 438
Write 397
Mixed 337
SusWrite 393
88% 391 MB/s
4K Read 33.4
4K Write 85.5
4K Mixed 42.1
150% 53.7 MB/s
DQ Read 270
DQ Write 240
DQ Mixed 255
191% 255 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 99.2%
Great: 128%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$37
497GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 153 155 156 155 156 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
92.3% Outstanding
Read 167
Write 128
Mixed 108
SusWrite 154
103% 139 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.2
244% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 92.3%
Great: 106%
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 as expected (60th percentile)
49.6% Average
MC Read 19.6
MC Write 15.6
MC Mixed 18.2
51% 17.8 GB/s
SC Read 10.9
SC Write 8
SC Mixed 12.8
30% 10.6 GB/s
Latency 67.1
60% 67.1 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 49.6%
Great: 99%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-970A-DS3P Builds (Compare 24,831 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $74

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 43% - Average Total price: $398
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