Biostar TA970

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming 52%
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation 40%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 54.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics62.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
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.
High background CPU (25%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardBiostar TA970  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140807
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 07:54
Run Duration120 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 25%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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-8350-$81
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
54.3% Above average
SC Int 74.4
SC Float 69.2
SC Mixed 73.4
58% 72.3 Pts
QC Int 291
QC Float 248
QC Mixed 262
61% 267 Pts
MC Int 503
MC Float 431
MC Mixed 490
71% 475 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 54.3%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$207
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
62.4% Good
Lighting 186
Reflection 173
Parallax 193
58% 184 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 180
Splatting 124
66% 152 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 62.4%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
931GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
98.2% Outstanding
Read 170
Write 173
Mixed 86.4
106% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.91
4K Write 1.59
4K Mixed 0.3
101% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 98.2%
Great: 112%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 1TB (2016)-$69
725GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
58.2% Above average
Read 78.8
Write 123
Mixed 54.2
63% 85.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 5.04
4K Mixed 0.5
170% 2.02 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 58.2%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 16GB
800, 800 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
48.1% Average
MC Read 19.8
MC Write 15.1
MC Mixed 17.1
50% 17.3 GB/s
SC Read 9.7
SC Write 8.4
SC Mixed 11.8
28% 9.97 GB/s
Latency 69.5
58% 69.5 ns
Poor: 25%
This bench: 48.1%
Great: 53%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical TA970 Builds (Compare 1,251 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop 47%
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Biostar TA970 - $55

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 82% - Excellent Total price: $369
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