Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 24%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (20th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 80 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 relatively low single core score, this CPU can handle email, light web browsing and basic audio/video playback, but it will struggle to handle CPU intensive tasks. Finally, with a gaming score of 24.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics116% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Memory4GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and although it's sufficient for most games, some will benefit from up to 8GB of RAM. 4GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (30%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3  (all builds)
Memory1.3 GB free of 4 GB @ 1.3 GHz
DisplayЦвета: 2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120814
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateSep 19 '19 at 19:50
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User BLR-User
Background CPU 30%

 PC Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-4130 Quad-Core-$150
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
24.8% Poor
1-Core 22.2
2-Core 76.8
21% 49.5 Pts
4-Core 181
8-Core 119
22% 150 Pts
64-Core 131
9% 131 Pts
Poor: 23%
This bench: 24.8%
Great: 44%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080S (Super)-$720
CLim: 2130 MHz, MLim: 3875 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.30
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
116% Outstanding
Lighting 183
Reflection 164
Parallax 436
48% 261 fps
MRender 358
Gravity 422
Splatting 238
120% 340 fps
Poor: 106%
This bench: 116%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Hitachi HDS723020BLE640 2TB
729GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MX4OAAB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 110 95 143 144 157 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
54.1% Above average
Read 65.9
Write 97
Mixed 45.5
SusWrite 123
60% 82.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.7
4K Mixed 0.2
60% 0.5 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 54.1%
Great: 102%
Kingston DataTraveler C10 8GB
4GB free, PID 1641
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 2.4 3 3.4 4 2.8 3.6 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
4.62% Terrible
Read 20.7
Write 3.7
Mixed 1.7
SusWrite 3.2
7% 7.33 MB/s
4K Read 3.9
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
14% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 4.62%
Great: 7%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1x4GB
1 of 4 slots used
4GB DIMM
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
18.1% Very poor
MC Read 6.9
MC Write 6.3
MC Mixed 6.1
18% 6.43 GB/s
SC Read 5.4
SC Write 3.5
SC Mixed 2.7
11% 3.87 GB/s
Latency 169
24% 169 ns
Poor: 13%
This bench: 18.1%
Great: 42%
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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-DS3 Builds (Compare 3,490 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3 - $92

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $388
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