Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 49.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics41.8% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive80.2% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 10 years and 1 month 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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory5.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20130408
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 16 '19 at 09:53
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (49th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-8350-$105
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
49.8% Average
1-Core 75.2
2-Core 150
53% 113 Pts
4-Core 279
8-Core 499
49% 389 Pts
64-Core 499
34% 499 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 49.8%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
Gigabyte(1458 3690) 2GB
CLim: 1430 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
41.8% Average
Lighting 140
Reflection 116
Parallax 129
42% 128 fps
MRender 83.6
Gravity 122
Splatting 83.1
42% 96.4 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 41.8%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$138
46GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 340 142 83 37 27 24 MB/s
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
80.2% Excellent
Read 426
Write 396
Mixed 288
SusWrite 109
68% 305 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 84.9
4K Mixed 39.6
147% 52.7 MB/s
DQ Read 266
DQ Write 246
DQ Mixed 46.6
92% 186 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 80.2%
Great: 108%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 4TB-$200
470GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 70 50 69 67 67 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
46% Average
Read 92.9
Write 79.2
Mixed 21.7
SusWrite 65.8
47% 64.9 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 5.3
4K Mixed 1.8
340% 2.7 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 46%
Great: 95%
WD Black 750GB (2008)-$128
6GB free
Firmware: 05.00K05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 69 50 69 66 66 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
40.5% Average
Read 75
Write 72
Mixed 60.1
SusWrite 65.4
50% 68.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1
189% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 40.5%
Great: 64%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G3D1609DS 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
50.7% Above average
MC Read 20.5
MC Write 15.1
MC Mixed 18.8
52% 18.1 GB/s
SC Read 11.2
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 12.1
30% 10.5 GB/s
Latency 62.4
64% 62.4 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 50.7%
Great: 51%
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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 23,323 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $72

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $381
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