Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 69.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics29.9% 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 Drive80% 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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory5.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160226
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 11 '21 at 19:26
Run Duration208 Seconds
Run User HRV-User
Background CPU10%
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 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
69.4% Good
Memory 88.2
1-Core 78.7
2-Core 151
66% 106 Pts
4-Core 274
8-Core 497
48% 386 Pts
64-Core 492
33% 492 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 69.4%
Great: 72%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
Asus(1043 8627) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 462.31
Performing below potential (46th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
29.9% Poor
Lighting 36.4
Reflection 40.6
Parallax 38.3
29% 38.4 fps
MRender 36.7
Gravity 38
Splatting 26.9
30% 33.9 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 29.9%
Great: 35%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Patriot Burst 240GB
180GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFMP1.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 382 254 125 128 126 128 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
80% Very good
Read 431
Write 279
Mixed 313
SusWrite 190
68% 303 MB/s
4K Read 33.7
4K Write 68.9
4K Mixed 35.8
133% 46.1 MB/s
DQ Read 217
DQ Write 241
DQ Mixed 180
149% 213 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 80%
Great: 92%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$39
931GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 183 185 180 185 181 185 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 181
Write 170
Mixed 86.7
SusWrite 183
114% 155 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
163% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 104%
Great: 113%
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 (96th percentile)
49.8% Average
MC Read 22
MC Write 15.3
MC Mixed 16.2
51% 17.8 GB/s
SC Read 11.3
SC Write 9.3
SC Mixed 12.9
32% 11.2 GB/s
Latency 69.3
58% 69.3 ns
Poor: 28%
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 14,484 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 - $179

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $499
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