Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 46.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics28.9% 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 Drive78.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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.
Very high background CPU (35%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory6 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130408
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 08 '19 at 10:15
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User HRV-User
Background CPU 35%

 PC Performing as expected (50th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-8320-$163
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
46.4% Average
1-Core 71.8
2-Core 140
50% 106 Pts
4-Core 248
8-Core 436
43% 342 Pts
64-Core 434
29% 434 Pts
Poor: 34%
This bench: 46.4%
Great: 52%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 270X-$199
CLim: 1070 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 19.9.2
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
28.9% Poor
Lighting 113
Reflection 87.6
Parallax 145
31% 115 fps
MRender 63.3
Gravity 99.9
Splatting 88.9
27% 84 fps
Poor: 26%
This bench: 28.9%
Great: 31%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 545s Series 512GB-$85
265GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHF002C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 310 325 325 334 338 336 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
78.5% Very good
Read 392
Write 335
Mixed 337
SusWrite 328
78% 348 MB/s
4K Read 37.6
4K Write 41.6
4K Mixed 38.2
128% 39.1 MB/s
DQ Read 46.4
DQ Write 83.3
DQ Mixed 60.2
47% 63.3 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 78.5%
Great: 130%
WD Elements 2TB
48GB free, PID 1021
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 25 29 28 29 29 28 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
15.6% Very poor
Read 28.3
Write 25.5
Mixed 24.2
SusWrite 27.9
36% 26.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
88% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 15.6%
Great: 44%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
45.7% Average
MC Read 19.6
MC Write 14.3
MC Mixed 14.2
46% 16 GB/s
SC Read 11
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 12.1
30% 10.5 GB/s
Latency 65.8
61% 65.8 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 45.7%
Great: 50%
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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 25,709 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 44% - Average Total price: $423
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