Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 65.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics31.7% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130408
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateJun 12 '19 at 06:19
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (41st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
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 (73rd percentile)
65.8% Good
Memory 83.9
1-Core 68.4
2-Core 138
60% 96.9 Pts
4-Core 259
8-Core 420
43% 340 Pts
64-Core 410
28% 410 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 65.8%
Great: 71%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing below potential (77th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
31.7% Below average
Lighting 117
Reflection 81.4
Parallax 120
31% 106 fps
MRender 82.5
Gravity 116
Splatting 85.3
32% 94.7 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 31.7%
Great: 34%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
85GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 93 113 95 108 124 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
57.7% Above average
Read 91.7
Write 100
Mixed 76.2
SusWrite 109
70% 94.2 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1
208% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 57.7%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F3 DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
26.8% Poor
MC Read 8.7
MC Write 8.5
MC Mixed 7.7
24% 8.3 GB/s
SC Read 8.9
SC Write 7.8
SC Mixed 8.7
24% 8.47 GB/s
Latency 73.6
54% 73.6 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 26.8%
Great: 55%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical GA-970A-DS3P Builds (Compare 34,140 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $447
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