Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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.
Graphics74.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive34.2% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory4.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160226
Uptime6.5 Days
Run DateMay 12 '19 at 11:10
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing as expected (47th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-8350-$130
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4.3 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
51.9% Above average
1-Core 78.1
2-Core 153
55% 116 Pts
4-Core 284
8-Core 502
49% 393 Pts
64-Core 510
34% 510 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 51.9%
Great: 54%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$415
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 419.67
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
74.2% Very good
Lighting 273
Reflection 254
Parallax 278
72% 268 fps
MRender 199
Gravity 271
Splatting 218
75% 229 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 74.2%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SH00R480GB 480GB
385GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 02000007
SusWrite @10s intervals: 169 142 111 62 80 19 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
34.2% Below average
Read 337
Write 102
Mixed 84.5
SusWrite 97
34% 155 MB/s
4K Read 15.8
4K Write 18.8
4K Mixed 10.3
47% 15 MB/s
DQ Read 14.4
DQ Write 16.2
DQ Mixed 15
11% 15.2 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 34.2%
Great: 96%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$43
426GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 120 108 113 114 115 132 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
76.6% Very good
Read 150
Write 131
Mixed 32
SusWrite 117
78% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.6
131% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 76.6%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
31.2% Below average
MC Read 10.8
MC Write 10.2
MC Mixed 9.4
29% 10.1 GB/s
SC Read 9.7
SC Write 6.8
SC Mixed 8.4
24% 8.3 GB/s
Latency 68.5
58% 68.5 ns
Poor: 18%
This bench: 31.2%
Great: 32%
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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 26,409 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 44% - Average Total price: $447
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