Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 23%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 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 light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 57.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics1.82% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
Memory2GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows however a minimum of 4GB is recommended for gaming or any other RAM intensive tasks such as photo/video editing. This system will also be a little more responsive with 4GB of RAM.
OS VersionWindows 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
CPU throttled at 70% by Windows. Ensure maximum processor state is set to 100% via Settings > System > Power & sleep > Additional power settings > Change plan settings > Change advanced power settings > Processor power management > Maximum processor state.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory0.3 GB free of 2 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20130408
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJul 31 '20 at 06:59
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User ECU-User
Background CPU8%
CPU Throttled 70%

 PC Performing below expectations (34th 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 2.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
57.9% Above average
Memory 82.1
1-Core 32
2-Core 105
47% 73 Pts
4-Core 183
8-Core 319
32% 251 Pts
64-Core 326
22% 326 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 57.9%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 610
Nvidia(10DE 0915) 2GB
CLim: 810 MHz, MLim: 250 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
1.82% Terrible
Lighting 6.6
Reflection 6.6
Parallax 1.9
2% 5.03 fps
MRender 5
Gravity 6.6
Splatting 4.1
2% 5.23 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 1.82%
Great: 2%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$32
518GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 35 113 86 76 108 148 MB/s
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
68.4% Good
Read 144
Write 70.3
Mixed 72.3
SusWrite 94.3
70% 95.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 1
157% 1 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 68.4%
Great: 108%
Generic Flash Disk 4GB
3GB free, PID 6387
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 5.7 6 6 6 5.9 5.4 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
3.61% Terrible
Read 11.8
Write 5.5
Mixed 4.5
SusWrite 5.8
8% 6.9 MB/s
4K Read 2.7
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
10% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 2%
This bench: 3.61%
Great: 7%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HP497157-B88- 1x2GB
1 of 4 slots used
2GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
24.7% Poor
MC Read 8.7
MC Write 8.3
MC Mixed 8
24% 8.33 GB/s
SC Read 6.9
SC Write 5.5
SC Mixed 0.2
12% 4.2 GB/s
Latency 76.7
52% 76.7 ns

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical GA-970A-DS3P Builds (Compare 7,418 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 71%
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Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $396
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