Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 70.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics35.8% 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 Drive84.4% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory10.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150601
Uptime8.1 Days
Run DateJun 30 '20 at 16:55
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-8350-$130
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
70.2% Very good
Memory 90
1-Core 77.6
2-Core 147
66% 105 Pts
4-Core 273
8-Core 488
48% 381 Pts
64-Core 491
33% 491 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 70.2%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 380-$200
CLim: 990 MHz, MLim: 1425 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 20.4.2
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
35.8% Below average
Lighting 138
Reflection 132
Parallax 192
36% 154 fps
MRender 106
Gravity 127
Splatting 84.3
36% 106 fps
Poor: 33%
This bench: 35.8%
Great: 36%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$140
56GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 323 339 180 181 178 177 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
84.4% Excellent
Read 444
Write 384
Mixed 326
SusWrite 230
77% 346 MB/s
4K Read 33.8
4K Write 53.8
4K Mixed 42.5
134% 43.4 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 192
DQ Mixed 252
184% 241 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 84.4%
Great: 134%
Seagate Barracuda Green 2TB-$84
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC3C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 124 124 130 122 127 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
71.7% Very good
Read 124
Write 124
Mixed 57.3
SusWrite 126
79% 108 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.9
144% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 71.7%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 51264T133I 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
45.6% Average
MC Read 17.2
MC Write 15.2
MC Mixed 15.4
46% 15.9 GB/s
SC Read 9.9
SC Write 9.5
SC Mixed 13.5
31% 11 GB/s
Latency 67.2
60% 67.2 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 45.6%
Great: 46%
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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 33,616 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $443
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