Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed 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 53.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics31% 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 Drive79.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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.
Run History
3 months ago, 7 days ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160226
Uptime2.6 Days
Run DateMar 26 '20 at 05:17
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 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-8350-$130
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
53.8% Above average
1-Core 77.7
2-Core 149
54% 113 Pts
4-Core 307
8-Core 490
51% 398 Pts
64-Core 485
33% 485 Pts
Poor: 37%
This bench: 53.8%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 442.74
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
31% Below average
Lighting 119
Reflection 79.4
Parallax 120
31% 106 fps
MRender 80.1
Gravity 114
Splatting 81.5
31% 91.8 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 31%
Great: 34%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS1311 480GB-$105
204GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS131132
SusWrite @10s intervals: 121 320 142 233 365 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
79.8% Very good
Read 495
Write 421
Mixed 368
SusWrite 201
83% 371 MB/s
4K Read 27.2
4K Write 61.9
4K Mixed 33.5
117% 40.9 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 238
DQ Mixed 174
153% 230 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 103%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
323GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 118 120 121 120 121 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
67% Good
Read 120
Write 126
Mixed 82.5
SusWrite 114
81% 110 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1.2
228% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 67%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Elpida EBJ41UF8BDW0- F3-1600C11-4G EBJ41UF8BDW0- F3-1600C11-4G 16GB
800, 800, 800, 800 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
44.3% Average
MC Read 17
MC Write 14.8
MC Mixed 15.3
45% 15.7 GB/s
SC Read 9.9
SC Write 8.2
SC Mixed 11.8
28% 9.97 GB/s
Latency 71.4
56% 71.4 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 44.3%
Great: 45%
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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 29,957 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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