Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 22%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 44.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics17.9% 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 Drive94.4% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
12 months ago, 12 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory9.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150601
Uptime5.6 Days
Run DateFeb 18 '19 at 19:45
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-8320-$163
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
44.9% Average
1-Core 68.9
2-Core 134
48% 102 Pts
4-Core 242
8-Core 393
40% 318 Pts
64-Core 391
26% 391 Pts
Poor: 34%
This bench: 44.9%
Great: 54%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon R9 360
MSI(1462 8098) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1201.0
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
17.9% Very poor
Lighting 67.4
Reflection 74.7
Parallax 91.4
18% 77.8 fps
MRender 49
Gravity 64.7
Splatting 73.5
18% 62.4 fps
Poor: 14%
This bench: 17.9%
Great: 18%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$140
646GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 369 411 413 413 414 395 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
94.4% Outstanding
Read 467
Write 416
Mixed 418
SusWrite 402
96% 426 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 67
4K Mixed 41.8
136% 46.7 MB/s
DQ Read 274
DQ Write 104
DQ Mixed 80.3
88% 153 MB/s
Poor: 84%
This bench: 94.4%
Great: 134%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$40
931GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 182 178 180 183 185 181 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 190
Write 174
Mixed 35.8
SusWrite 182
105% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.7
146% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 107%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F3 DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
42.4% Average
MC Read 16.6
MC Write 13.8
MC Mixed 15.1
43% 15.2 GB/s
SC Read 8.7
SC Write 8.4
SC Mixed 11.9
28% 9.67 GB/s
Latency 82.9
48% 82.9 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 42.4%
Great: 50%
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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 28,787 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 44% - Average Total price: $451
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