Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (22nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 78 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 47.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics57.3% 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 Drive70% 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.
Very high background CPU (42%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory9.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit barev
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160226
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 14 '19 at 13:21
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU 42%

 PC Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-8370-$171
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
47.9% Average
1-Core 74.1
2-Core 147
52% 111 Pts
4-Core 268
8-Core 445
45% 357 Pts
64-Core 491
33% 491 Pts
Poor: 34%
This bench: 47.9%
Great: 56%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660-Ti-$270
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3000 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 419.67
Relative performance (0th percentile)
57.3% Above average
Lighting 304
Reflection 237
Parallax 269
77% 270 fps
MRender 224
Gravity 0.1
Splatting 177
32% 134 fps
Poor: 68%
This bench: 57.3%
Great: 79%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 545s Series 256GB-$50
206GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHF002C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 209 243 245 237 256 268 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
70% Good
Read 400
Write 227
Mixed 242
SusWrite 243
62% 278 MB/s
4K Read 22.3
4K Write 45.4
4K Mixed 29.7
96% 32.5 MB/s
DQ Read 214
DQ Write 196
DQ Mixed 149
127% 186 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 70%
Great: 117%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1600C10D3/ KHX1600C10D3/ KHX1600C10D3/ 16GB
800, 800, 800 MHz
8192, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
26.1% Poor
MC Read 9
MC Write 8.2
MC Mixed 7.6
24% 8.27 GB/s
SC Read 8
SC Write 6.9
SC Mixed 7.5
21% 7.47 GB/s
Latency 76.7
52% 76.7 ns
Poor: 25%
This bench: 26.1%
Great: 55%
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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 23,411 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $387
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