Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 53.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics37.6% 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 Drive61% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 7 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20130408
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '19 at 23:24
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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-$65
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
53.4% Above average
SC Int 81.6
SC Float 71.6
SC Mixed 75.6
61% 76.3 Pts
QC Int 264
QC Float 232
QC Mixed 252
57% 250 Pts
MC Int 460
MC Float 414
MC Mixed 473
68% 449 Pts
Poor: 45%
This bench: 53.4%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 270X-$199
MSI(1462 3030) 2GB
CLim: 1080 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 18.12.2
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
37.6% Below average
Lighting 114
Reflection 91
Parallax 148
39% 118 fps
MRender 64.1
Gravity 102
Splatting 92.3
36% 86 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 37.6%
Great: 40%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata Premier Pro SP900 128GB-$40
25GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.2.
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 129 131 129 123 120 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
61% Good
Read 361
Write 131
Mixed 192
SusWrite 126
45% 202 MB/s
4K Read 21.7
4K Write 72.3
4K Mixed 26.3
105% 40.1 MB/s
DQ Read 172
DQ Write 140
DQ Mixed 33.2
58% 115 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 61%
Great: 77%
Toshiba DT01ACA300 3TB-$85
2.5TB free
Firmware: MX6O
SusWrite @10s intervals: 178 180 178 178 180 181 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 182
Mixed 35.7
SusWrite 179
104% 144 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.8
177% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 104%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Adata DDR3 1866 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
44.3% Average
MC Read 17.5
MC Write 14.7
MC Mixed 15.3
45% 15.8 GB/s
SC Read 8.9
SC Write 8.2
SC Mixed 10.9
27% 9.33 GB/s
Latency 72.3
55% 72.3 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 44.3%
Great: 53%
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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 18,680 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $79

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $353
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