Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 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 50.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics35.5% 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 Drive25.9% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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.
Run History
10 months ago, 6 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory3.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160226
Uptime2.2 Days
Run DateMar 18 '19 at 04:11
Run Duration121 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (40th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-8350-$75
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
50.8% Above average
1-Core 77.3
2-Core 142
52% 110 Pts
4-Core 279
8-Core 490
48% 385 Pts
64-Core 490
33% 490 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 50.8%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280X-$500
Gigabyte(1458 254D) 3GB
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 1375 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 18.9.3
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
35.5% Below average
Lighting 144
Reflection 81.9
Parallax 190
38% 139 fps
MRender 61.4
Gravity 139
Splatting 90.6
36% 97 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 35.5%
Great: 42%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk PLUS 1000GB
159GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UH4400RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 27 16 14 45 62 65 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
25.9% Poor
Read 315
Write 244
Mixed 193
SusWrite 38.2
44% 198 MB/s
4K Read 14.5
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 9.9
36% 8.83 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 25.9%
Great: 56%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
397GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 29 20 17 52 68 71 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
52.4% Above average
Read 139
Write 130
Mixed 81.2
SusWrite 43
73% 98.2 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.2
230% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 52.4%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
46.8% Average
MC Read 19.7
MC Write 14.6
MC Mixed 15
47% 16.4 GB/s
SC Read 10.6
SC Write 8.8
SC Mixed 13
31% 10.8 GB/s
Latency 64.4
62% 64.4 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 46.8%
Great: 47%
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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 28,018 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $84

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 43% - Average Total price: $388
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