Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 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 a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 61.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics69.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive76% 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.
Very high background CPU (58%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory8.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160226
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateSep 16 '20 at 19:44
Run Duration195 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU 58%
Watch Gameplay: 1660S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing below expectations (38th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-8300-$130
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
61.8% Good
Memory 85.1
1-Core 61.3
2-Core 119
57% 88.5 Pts
4-Core 210
8-Core 352
36% 281 Pts
64-Core 385
26% 385 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 61.8%
Great: 70%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super)-$230
CLim: 2145 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 452.06
Performing below potential (61st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
69.5% Good
Lighting 272
Reflection 217
Parallax 275
72% 255 fps
MRender 249
Gravity 233
Splatting 169
70% 217 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 69.5%
Great: 74%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$78
59GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 179 171 152 152 152 152 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
76% Very good
Read 359
Write 320
Mixed 283
SusWrite 160
63% 280 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 60.6
4K Mixed 45.6
125% 43 MB/s
DQ Read 280
DQ Write 242
DQ Mixed 260
195% 261 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 76%
Great: 114%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$85
134GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 181 217 276 304 315 315 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
70.8% Very good
Read 330
Write 351
Mixed 348
SusWrite 268
73% 324 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 50.1
4K Mixed 24.4
98% 33.6 MB/s
DQ Read 279
DQ Write 243
DQ Mixed 258
194% 260 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 70.8%
Great: 123%
Patriot P200 1TB
468GB free
Firmware: S0424A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 178 207 230 9.6 10 13 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
46.2% Average
Read 291
Write 300
Mixed 258
SusWrite 108
54% 239 MB/s
4K Read 13.6
4K Write 55.6
4K Mixed 14.2
68% 27.8 MB/s
DQ Read 110
DQ Write 232
DQ Mixed 0.6
49% 114 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 46.2%
Great: 96%
WD Red 2TB (2012)-$70
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 131 132 140 142 144 144 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
79.8% Very good
Read 139
Write 129
Mixed 72.7
SusWrite 139
88% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
191% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 86%
WD Red 3TB (2012)-$85
542GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 113 126 131 130 131 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
69.8% Good
Read 120
Write 115
Mixed 67.5
SusWrite 124
78% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.9
168% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 69.8%
Great: 87%
WD Red 4TB (2013)-$106
397GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 89 90 91 92 93 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
52.4% Above average
Read 91.5
Write 89.5
Mixed 60
SusWrite 90.8
61% 82.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
162% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 52.4%
Great: 100%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
42.6% Average
MC Read 16.7
MC Write 14
MC Mixed 14.7
43% 15.1 GB/s
SC Read 9.2
SC Write 7.6
SC Mixed 10.3
26% 9.03 GB/s
Latency 71.8
56% 71.8 ns
Poor: 25%
This bench: 42.6%
Great: 53%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-970A-DS3P Builds (Compare 7,362 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $395
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