Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P FX

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (23rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 77 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 50.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics135% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (41%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemGigabyte 970A-DS3
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P FX  (all builds)
Memory23.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display4096 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170713
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateApr 03 '21 at 19:20
Run Duration256 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 41%
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 PC Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-6300-$90
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
50.1% Above average
Memory 75.9
1-Core 52
2-Core 77.3
47% 68.4 Pts
4-Core 134
8-Core 192
21% 163 Pts
64-Core 210
14% 210 Pts
Poor: 49%
This bench: 50.1%
Great: 67%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-Ti-$1,376
CLim: 2190 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 461.72
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
135% Outstanding
Lighting 147
Reflection 127
Parallax 195
119% 156 fps
MRender 216
Gravity 187
Splatting 133
154% 179 fps
Poor: 140%
This bench: 135%
Great: 198%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$68
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: MX4OABB0
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 128
Write 132
Mixed 25.3
69% 95.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.5
107% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 56% Great: 110%
Seagate ST3320820AS 320GB-$199
129GB free
Firmware: 3.CHN
SusWrite @10s intervals: 48 50 46 49 50 51 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
26.7% Poor
Read 43.5
Write 37
Mixed 31.5
SusWrite 49.2
30% 40.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
129% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 26.7%
Great: 44%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017)-$79
3.5TB free
Firmware: 0001
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 165
Write 138
Mixed 57.4
88% 120 MB/s
4K Read 7.1
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 1
426% 3.03 MB/s
Poor: 41% Great: 91%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
888GB free
Firmware: HP52
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 120 107 120 117 137 MB/s
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
85.9% Excellent
Read 177
Write 107
Mixed 73
SusWrite 123
88% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.7
134% 1 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 85.9%
Great: 115%
WD My Book 25EE 8TB
6.5TB free, PID 25ee
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 54 17 12 16 15 22 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
36.6% Below average
Read 166
Write 129
Mixed 106
SusWrite 22.9
131% 106 MB/s
4K Read 2.1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.5
137% 1.97 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 36.6%
Great: 98%
WD My Book 25EE 8TB
6.5TB free, PID 25ee
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 48 16 12 14 11 19 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
44.2% Average
Read 178
Write 189
Mixed 113
SusWrite 20
159% 125 MB/s
4K Read 1.9
4K Write 4.4
4K Mixed 1.1
194% 2.47 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 44.2%
Great: 98%
WD My Passport 2627 4TB
3.5TB free, PID 2627
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 1,414
Write 16.5
Mixed 42.2
342% 491 MB/s
4K Read 116
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 2.7
574% 39.9 MB/s
Poor: 17% Great: 67%
WD My Passport 25E2 4TB
2.5TB free, PID 25e2
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 82 77 90 90 97 MB/s
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
35.8% Below average
Read 96.5
Write 96.5
Mixed 57.7
SusWrite 87.9
113% 84.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.2
36% 0.53 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 35.8%
Great: 62%
WD My Book 1230 3TB
1.5TB free, PID 1230
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 75 72 88 87 93 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
41.9% Average
Read 117
Write 116
Mixed 72.7
SusWrite 82.7
129% 97.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.9
108% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 41.9%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CT102464BD160 PSD38G16002 CT102464BD160 PSD38G16002 32GB
800, 800, 800, 800 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
36.9% Below average
MC Read 16.6
MC Write 11.5
MC Mixed 12.2
38% 13.4 GB/s
SC Read 6.7
SC Write 6.1
SC Mixed 7.6
19% 6.8 GB/s
Latency 88.6
45% 88.6 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 36.9%
Great: 37%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-970A-DS3P FX Builds (Compare 1,680 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P FX

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $280
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