Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 69.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics15.4% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive85.9% 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.
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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory5.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.9 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit barev
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160226
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 05 '21 at 08:54
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
69.1% Good
Memory 89.9
1-Core 78.5
2-Core 145
66% 104 Pts
4-Core 262
8-Core 499
47% 380 Pts
64-Core 484
32% 484 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 69.1%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 6870
Sapphire(174B E178) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
15.4% Very poor
Lighting 21.9
Reflection 21.1
Parallax 19.4
18% 20.8 fps
MRender 14.5
Gravity 16
Splatting 11.9
13% 14.1 fps
Poor: 15%
This bench: 15.4%
Great: 16%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$183
48GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 311 108 111 107 107 109 MB/s
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
85.9% Excellent
Read 484
Write 453
Mixed 362
SusWrite 142
81% 360 MB/s
4K Read 37
4K Write 67
4K Mixed 45.6
150% 49.9 MB/s
DQ Read 249
DQ Write 243
DQ Mixed 261
192% 251 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 85.9%
Great: 114%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$40
58GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 51 52 53 53 53 53 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
33.6% Below average
Read 64.3
Write 65.4
Mixed 47
SusWrite 52.4
42% 57.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
164% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 33.6%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C10 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 933 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
49.8% Average
MC Read 22.4
MC Write 15.1
MC Mixed 15.3
50% 17.6 GB/s
SC Read 12.7
SC Write 9.1
SC Mixed 13.9
34% 11.9 GB/s
Latency 67.3
59% 67.3 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 49.8%
Great: 50%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-970A-DS3P Builds (Compare 15,202 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 - $149

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $463
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