Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
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 57.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics72.5% 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.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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)
Memory21.4 GB free of 24 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 18 '17 at 21:07
Run Duration97 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 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-8370-$172
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
57.9% Above average
SC Int 86.9
SC Float 73.6
SC Mixed 80.8
64% 80.4 Pts
QC Int 291
QC Float 251
QC Mixed 277
62% 273 Pts
MC Int 509
MC Float 440
MC Mixed 501
73% 483 Pts
Poor: 48%
This bench: 57.9%
Great: 66%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$310
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2256 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 385.28
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
72.5% Very good
Lighting 234
Reflection 195
Parallax 208
70% 213 fps
MRender 165
Gravity 202
Splatting 156
75% 174 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 72.5%
Great: 78%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$90
1TB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
87.4% Excellent
Read 125
Write 178
Mixed 68.6
91% 124 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 5.65
4K Mixed 0.52
185% 2.24 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 87.4%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung 2133 CL11 Ser Adata DDR3 2133 2133 CL11 Ser Adata DDR3 2133 24GB
800, 667, 800, 667 MHz
8192, 4096, 8192, 4096 MB
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
45.4% Average
MC Read 17.5
MC Write 14.7
MC Mixed 15.8
46% 16 GB/s
SC Read 10.1
SC Write 9.3
SC Mixed 13.3
31% 10.9 GB/s
Latency 72.5
55% 72.5 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 45.4%
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 10,632 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $70

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $523
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