Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (12th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 88 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 42.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics77.2% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D 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.
Very high background CPU (39%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
4 months ago, 4 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory9.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141031
Uptime2.1 Days
Run DateJul 13 '18 at 03:45
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 39%

 PC Performing way below expectations (12th 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-8320-$72
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
42.5% Average
SC Int 65.9
SC Float 61.4
SC Mixed 61.8
50% 63 Pts
QC Int 177
QC Float 178
QC Mixed 202
42% 186 Pts
MC Int 330
MC Float 249
MC Mixed 341
46% 307 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 42.5%
Great: 59%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
Device(0000 0000) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
77.2% Very good
Lighting 250
Reflection 244
Parallax 281
81% 258 fps
MRender 89.6
Gravity 243
Splatting 186
75% 173 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 77.2%
Great: 109%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$59
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: MX4OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 66 91 107 119 113 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
58.1% Above average
Read 104
Write 119
Mixed 47
SusWrite 98.3
67% 92.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.4
93% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 58.1%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Adata DDR3 2133 2OZ 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
42.5% Average
MC Read 18.1
MC Write 13
MC Mixed 15.6
44% 15.6 GB/s
SC Read 8.1
SC Write 7.7
SC Mixed 10.3
25% 8.7 GB/s
Latency 91.8
44% 91.8 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 42.5%
Great: 56%
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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 13,538 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $73

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $348
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