Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 36%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 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 45.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics34.6% 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.
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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory4.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150601
Uptime1.6 Days
Run DateJun 15 '19 at 00:57
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (46th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-8320E-$127
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
45.3% Average
1-Core 74
2-Core 133
50% 103 Pts
4-Core 235
8-Core 398
40% 317 Pts
64-Core 394
26% 394 Pts
Poor: 34%
This bench: 45.3%
Great: 52%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon RX 570
Dell(1028 1702) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1206 MHz, MLim: 1650 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 19.4.3
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
34.6% Below average
Lighting 115
Reflection 156
Parallax 176
32% 149 fps
MRender 125
Gravity 124
Splatting 115
38% 122 fps
Poor: 25%
This bench: 34.6%
Great: 40%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$29
103GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.03B01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 39 48 44 59 61 64 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
24.7% Poor
Read 32.8
Write 56.5
Mixed 55.7
SusWrite 52.6
37% 49.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1
171% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 24.7%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1600C9D3/4 99U5403-043.A 8GB
800, 667 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
26.2% Poor
MC Read 8
MC Write 8.1
MC Mixed 7.5
22% 7.87 GB/s
SC Read 9
SC Write 7.9
SC Mixed 8.4
24% 8.43 GB/s
Latency 67.5
59% 67.5 ns
Poor: 23%
This bench: 26.2%
Great: 43%
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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 25,589 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $75

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 44% - Average Total price: $430
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