Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 72.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics58.6% 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 Drive94.6% 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.
Very high background CPU (62%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory14.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.9 GHz
DisplayЦвета: 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160226
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '21 at 16:31
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User RUS-User
Background CPU 62%
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 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
72.8% Very good
Memory 92.5
1-Core 75.8
2-Core 151
66% 106 Pts
4-Core 288
8-Core 496
49% 392 Pts
64-Core 496
33% 496 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 72.8%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 590-$200
CLim: 1545 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 20.12.1
Performing below potential (42nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
58.6% Above average
Lighting 70.7
Reflection 69
Parallax 97.5
57% 79.1 fps
MRender 69.1
Gravity 76.1
Splatting 53.3
60% 66.2 fps
Poor: 55%
This bench: 58.6%
Great: 67%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 240GB-$32
193GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S3700100
SusWrite @10s intervals: 391 413 416 425 424 421 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
94.6% Outstanding
Read 485
Write 400
Mixed 408
SusWrite 415
96% 427 MB/s
4K Read 31.9
4K Write 77.9
4K Mixed 31.6
130% 47.1 MB/s
DQ Read 235
DQ Write 236
DQ Mixed 146
134% 206 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 94.6%
Great: 98%
Seagate ST500LM030-1RK17D 500GB
382GB free
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 99 111 106 118 118 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
55.5% Above average
Read 83.3
Write 126
Mixed 60.8
SusWrite 110
70% 94.9 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.8
166% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 55.5%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 933 MHz
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
51.6% Above average
MC Read 22.5
MC Write 14.9
MC Mixed 18.3
53% 18.6 GB/s
SC Read 11.6
SC Write 7.5
SC Mixed 12.8
30% 10.6 GB/s
Latency 63.1
63% 63.1 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 51.6%
Great: 54%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-970A-DS3P Builds (Compare 11,870 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: 59% - Above average Total price: $409
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