Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3

Performance Results

Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop 70%
Workstation 25%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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. 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 62.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics48.7% 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 Drive76.7% 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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3  (all builds)
Memory5.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130123
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 22 '20 at 19:24
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%
Watch Gameplay: 570 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing as expected (51st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-4300-$70
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
62.1% Good
Memory 84.7
1-Core 71.3
2-Core 134
61% 96.8 Pts
4-Core 233
8-Core 225
32% 229 Pts
64-Core 231
16% 231 Pts
Poor: 45%
This bench: 62.1%
Great: 65%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 570-$142
CLim: 1286 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 20.9.1
Performing below potential (61st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
48.7% Average
Lighting 181
Reflection 169
Parallax 261
48% 204 fps
MRender 138
Gravity 175
Splatting 124
49% 146 fps
Poor: 43%
This bench: 48.7%
Great: 53%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 500GB-$60
313GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 264 344 323 364 363 313 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
76.7% Very good
Read 394
Write 362
Mixed 360
SusWrite 328
81% 361 MB/s
4K Read 30.3
4K Write 54.1
4K Mixed 36.9
122% 40.4 MB/s
DQ Read 36.7
DQ Write 86
DQ Mixed 54.6
44% 59.1 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 76.7%
Great: 125%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair XMS3 DDR3 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
40.5% Average
MC Read 17.1
MC Write 11.8
MC Mixed 13.5
40% 14.1 GB/s
SC Read 9.6
SC Write 8.2
SC Mixed 10.6
27% 9.47 GB/s
Latency 72.3
55% 72.3 ns
Poor: 26%
This bench: 40.5%
Great: 49%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-970A-DS3 Builds (Compare 907 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 22%
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 18%

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3 - $92

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $348
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