Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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 54.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics77.3% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at 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.
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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160226
Uptime1.5 Days
Run DateNov 25 '19 at 13:00
Run Duration186 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-8370-$153
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
54.1% Above average
1-Core 78.8
2-Core 154
55% 116 Pts
4-Core 305
8-Core 468
50% 386 Pts
64-Core 484
32% 484 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 54.1%
Great: 56%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$346
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.20
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
77.3% Very good
Lighting 303
Reflection 285
Parallax 307
80% 298 fps
MRender 198
Gravity 284
Splatting 232
78% 238 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 77.3%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 2TB-$270
762GB free
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 379 339 348 339 328 346 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 478
Write 449
Mixed 214
SusWrite 346
83% 372 MB/s
4K Read 36.5
4K Write 79.9
4K Mixed 49.9
162% 55.4 MB/s
DQ Read 273
DQ Write 239
DQ Mixed 7.1
73% 173 MB/s
Poor: 89%
This bench: 102%
Great: 135%
Samsung HD103SI 1TB-$67
106GB free
Firmware: 1AG01118
SusWrite @10s intervals: 41 39 37 47 55 55 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
30.1% Below average
Read 58.8
Write 25.2
Mixed 40.5
SusWrite 45.7
32% 42.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.5
103% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 30.1%
Great: 59%
WD Gold 1TB (2016)-$80
631GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RR07
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 124 108 125 135 142 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
77.3% Very good
Read 140
Write 151
Mixed 77.5
SusWrite 128
91% 124 MB/s
4K Read 2
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 0.7
218% 1.93 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 77.3%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair ValueSelect DDR3 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
30.4% Below average
MC Read 10.4
MC Write 10.1
MC Mixed 8.9
28% 9.8 GB/s
SC Read 9.1
SC Write 7.9
SC Mixed 8.8
25% 8.6 GB/s
Latency 70.5
57% 70.5 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 30.4%
Great: 55%
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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 27,959 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $84

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 43% - Average Total price: $388
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