Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 48%
Desktop 48%
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 51.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics56.9% 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 Drive73.1% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121023
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 09 '19 at 15:36
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th 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-8320-$163
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
51.7% Above average
SC Int 75.1
SC Float 67.7
SC Mixed 72.3
57% 71.7 Pts
QC Int 263
QC Float 226
QC Mixed 250
56% 246 Pts
MC Int 442
MC Float 380
MC Mixed 418
62% 413 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 51.7%
Great: 59%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 570-$130
CLim: 1244 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 19.5.2
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
56.9% Above average
Lighting 150
Reflection 165
Parallax 217
54% 178 fps
MRender 134
Gravity 157
Splatting 122
59% 138 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 56.9%
Great: 68%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata Ultimate SU800 1TB-$100
922GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0918B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 280 338 332 314 310 315 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
73.1% Very good
Read 369
Write 349
Mixed 298
SusWrite 315
75% 333 MB/s
4K Read 28.3
4K Write 51
4K Mixed 35.7
116% 38.3 MB/s
DQ Read 37.8
DQ Write 87.9
DQ Mixed 51.9
43% 59.2 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 73.1%
Great: 126%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
42.1% Average
MC Read 17.1
MC Write 13.9
MC Mixed 13.3
42% 14.8 GB/s
SC Read 9.8
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 11.6
28% 9.9 GB/s
Latency 73.5
54% 73.5 ns
Poor: 26%
This bench: 42.1%
Great: 76%
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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-DS3 Builds (Compare 2,802 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 33%
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Desktop 47%
Workstation 30%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3 - $77

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $391
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