Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 29%
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 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 42.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics68.2% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive46.1% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory2.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160226
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 29 '19 at 13:29
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU10%

 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 Extreme
AMD FX-8350-$130
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
42.3% Average
1-Core 68.3
2-Core 139
48% 104 Pts
4-Core 216
8-Core 362
36% 289 Pts
64-Core 366
25% 366 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 42.3%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$230
Nvidia(10DE 21C4) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 441.8
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
68.2% Good
Lighting 272
Reflection 212
Parallax 245
71% 243 fps
MRender 237
Gravity 231
Splatting 173
68% 214 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 68.2%
Great: 73%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SSD 960GB
839GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFM
SusWrite @10s intervals: 79 89 96 94 93 93 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
46.1% Average
Read 306
Write 95.5
Mixed 87.2
SusWrite 90.6
32% 145 MB/s
4K Read 29.7
4K Write 21.9
4K Mixed 15.1
76% 22.2 MB/s
DQ Read 191
DQ Write 74.7
DQ Mixed 80.8
74% 115 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 46.1%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G3D1609DS 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
50.5% Above average
MC Read 20.7
MC Write 15.3
MC Mixed 17.7
51% 17.9 GB/s
SC Read 10.5
SC Write 9.1
SC Mixed 13.9
32% 11.2 GB/s
Latency 61.4
65% 61.4 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 50.5%
Great: 51%
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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 28,769 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 44% - Average Total price: $451
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