Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P FX

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 51.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics41.7% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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-DS3P FX  (all builds)
Memory4.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170713
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateMay 16 '18 at 17:58
Run Duration84 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD FX-8300-$80
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
51.2% Above average
SC Int 84.2
SC Float 72.4
SC Mixed 79
63% 78.5 Pts
QC Int 241
QC Float 207
QC Mixed 236
52% 228 Pts
MC Int 416
MC Float 359
MC Mixed 406
59% 394 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 51.2%
Great: 59%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.1
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
41.7% Average
Lighting 139
Reflection 82
Parallax 123
41% 115 fps
MRender 79.8
Gravity 126
Splatting 84.9
42% 96.9 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 41.7%
Great: 43%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba P300 1TB-$44
371GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS2OA8J0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
93.5% Outstanding
Read 167
Write 159
Mixed 137
116% 155 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 1.55
4K Mixed 0.19
69% 0.74 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 93.5%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair ValueSelect DDR3 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
27.7% Poor
MC Read 9.1
MC Write 8.8
MC Mixed 8
25% 8.63 GB/s
SC Read 8.6
SC Write 6.8
SC Mixed 8.9
23% 8.1 GB/s
Latency 68.3
58% 68.3 ns
Poor: 26%
This bench: 27.7%
Great: 46%
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 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 1,804 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P FX

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $337
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