Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 57.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics74.3% 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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160226
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 12:09
Run Duration148 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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-$82
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
57.5% Above average
SC Int 83.6
SC Float 72.5
SC Mixed 77.7
62% 77.9 Pts
QC Int 288
QC Float 250
QC Mixed 281
62% 273 Pts
MC Int 496
MC Float 425
MC Mixed 487
71% 469 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 57.5%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$249
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
74.3% Very good
Lighting 236
Reflection 201
Parallax 213
70% 217 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 219
Splatting 172
77% 180 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 74.3%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 120GB-$28
26GB free
Firmware: SBFK71E0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
52.8% Above average
Read 445
Write 258
Mixed 290
73% 331 MB/s
4K Read 24.6
4K Write 41
4K Mixed 3.94
64% 23.2 MB/s
DQ Read 25.9
DQ Write 46.5
DQ Mixed 3.98
12% 25.5 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 52.8%
Great: 79%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
921GB free
Firmware: CC47 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
96.7% Outstanding
Read 167
Write 170
Mixed 99.8
108% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.87
4K Write 2.22
4K Mixed 0.29
110% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 96.7%
Great: 112%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
460GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
94.5% Outstanding
Read 167
Write 163
Mixed 149
120% 160 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 1.56
4K Mixed 0.19
66% 0.71 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 94.5%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown Kingston KHX1600C10D3/ 16GB
800, 800, 800 MHz
4096, 8192, 4096 MB
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
44.6% Average
MC Read 17.9
MC Write 14.1
MC Mixed 15
45% 15.7 GB/s
SC Read 9.9
SC Write 7.7
SC Mixed 12.4
29% 10 GB/s
Latency 66.4
60% 66.4 ns
Poor: 22%
This bench: 44.6%
Great: 45%
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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 Builds (Compare 12,851 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $60

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $337
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