Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 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 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 60.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics51.2% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive45.5% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
High background CPU (25%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory9.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150601
Uptime2.4 Days
Run DateJul 16 '19 at 06:17
Run Duration149 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU 25%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-8320E-$278
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
60.8% Good
Memory 83.4
1-Core 56.3
2-Core 123
55% 87.4 Pts
4-Core 218
8-Core 247
31% 233 Pts
64-Core 322
22% 322 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 60.8%
Great: 70%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$395
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 417.75
Performing below potential (47th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
51.2% Above average
Lighting 190
Reflection 174
Parallax 192
50% 186 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 182
Splatting 121
52% 152 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 51.2%
Great: 57%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 120GB-$47
39GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3FD6SD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 221 66 40 60 58 26 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
45.5% Average
Read 118
Write 322
Mixed 116
SusWrite 78.5
36% 159 MB/s
4K Read 22.1
4K Write 41.7
4K Mixed 22.3
84% 28.7 MB/s
DQ Read 242
DQ Write 218
DQ Mixed 106
114% 189 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 45.5%
Great: 80%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$37
170GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 133 132 133 129 131 131 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
76.2% Very good
Read 134
Write 134
Mixed 67.3
SusWrite 132
86% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 76.2%
Great: 112%
Generic Flash Disk 8GB
5GB free, PID 6387
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Read 16
Mixed 4.3
9% 10.1 MB/s
4K Read 4.2
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
16% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 2% Great: 7%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1866C10D3/ KHX1600C10D3/ 16GB
933, 800 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
43.5% Average
MC Read 18.2
MC Write 13.6
MC Mixed 15.3
45% 15.7 GB/s
SC Read 8.3
SC Write 6.8
SC Mixed 11.1
25% 8.73 GB/s
Latency 74.4
54% 74.4 ns
Poor: 24%
This bench: 43.5%
Great: 50%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-970A-DS3P Builds (Compare 6,412 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $404
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