Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 26%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 46.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics25.1% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 Drive49.7% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory4.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160226
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateAug 06 '17 at 15:28
Run Duration150 Seconds
Run User SVK-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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-8320E-$93
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.3 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
46.7% Average
SC Int 72.7
SC Float 61.3
SC Mixed 66.5
54% 66.8 Pts
QC Int 226
QC Float 205
QC Mixed 225
50% 219 Pts
MC Int 370
MC Float 325
MC Mixed 371
54% 356 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 46.7%
Great: 59%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R7 260X-$120
CLim: 1050 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.7.1
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
25.1% Poor
Lighting 75.1
Reflection 66.6
Parallax 86.2
24% 76 fps
MRender 50.8
Gravity 65.4
Splatting 66.4
26% 60.9 fps
Poor: 24%
This bench: 25.1%
Great: 30%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 240GB-$90
103GB free
Firmware: 0C3FD6SD Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (20th percentile)
49.7% Average
Read 468
Write 234
Mixed 139
61% 280 MB/s
4K Read 19.8
4K Write 24.3
4K Mixed 3.82
48% 16 MB/s
DQ Read 126
DQ Write 28.7
DQ Mixed 24.4
32% 59.9 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 49.7%
Great: 70%
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016)-$80
267GB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
77.3% Very good
Read 147
Write 123
Mixed 146
105% 139 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 1.43
4K Mixed 0.19
65% 0.68 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 77.3%
Great: 110%
Samsung Flash Drive DUO 64GB
1GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
34.5% Below average
Read 146
Write 37.8
Mixed 102
107% 95.3 MB/s
4K Read 4.74
4K Write 1.31
4K Mixed 1.23
104% 2.43 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 34.5%
Great: 49%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C10 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 933 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
48.7% Average
MC Read 21.4
MC Write 14.5
MC Mixed 16.3
50% 17.4 GB/s
SC Read 10.2
SC Write 7.9
SC Mixed 12.3
29% 10.1 GB/s
Latency 64
62% 64 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 48.7%
Great: 50%
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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 7,171 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $67

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $381
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