Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 46.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics57.5% 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 Drive65.6% 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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory3.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160226
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateFeb 15 '20 at 07:06
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (57th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-8300-$130
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
46.8% Average
1-Core 75.6
2-Core 146
52% 111 Pts
4-Core 242
8-Core 393
40% 317 Pts
64-Core 410
28% 410 Pts
Poor: 33%
This bench: 46.8%
Great: 53%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 590-$190
CLim: 1545 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.11.3
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
57.5% Above average
Lighting 0.3
Reflection 197
Parallax 287
0% 161 fps
MRender 159
Gravity 220
Splatting 146
60% 175 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 57.5%
Great: 68%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS900 120GB-$27
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900210
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 146 13 62 13 113 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
65.6% Good
Read 457
Write 389
Mixed 338
SusWrite 67.1
70% 313 MB/s
4K Read 27.5
4K Write 74.5
4K Mixed 24.1
112% 42 MB/s
DQ Read 197
DQ Write 239
DQ Mixed 144
129% 193 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 65.6%
Great: 83%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$56
369GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 200 204 203 204 202 203 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 182
Write 146
Mixed 80
SusWrite 202
111% 153 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 110%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
41.7% Average
MC Read 16.8
MC Write 13.7
MC Mixed 13.2
42% 14.6 GB/s
SC Read 9.9
SC Write 8.1
SC Mixed 11
28% 9.67 GB/s
Latency 70.1
57% 70.1 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 41.7%
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 29,959 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 44% - Average Total price: $447
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