Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (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. 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 55.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics73.7% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory21.2 GB free of 24 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 01 '17 at 01:50
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing below expectations (40th 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 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
55.9% Above average
SC Int 81.8
SC Float 72.7
SC Mixed 75.6
61% 76.7 Pts
QC Int 269
QC Float 232
QC Mixed 270
58% 257 Pts
MC Int 503
MC Float 434
MC Mixed 502
72% 480 Pts
Poor: 48%
This bench: 55.9%
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: 385.41
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
73.7% Very good
Lighting 232
Reflection 194
Parallax 232
72% 220 fps
MRender 162
Gravity 204
Splatting 161
75% 176 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 73.7%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$137
245GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
83.2% Excellent
Read 490
Write 385
Mixed 402
95% 425 MB/s
4K Read 33.2
4K Write 45.6
4K Mixed 30.1
113% 36.3 MB/s
DQ Read 156
DQ Write 91.7
DQ Mixed 56.6
60% 101 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 83.2%
Great: 115%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$90
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
84.7% Excellent
Read 126
Write 169
Mixed 130
106% 141 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 5.47
4K Mixed 0.75
214% 2.31 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 84.7%
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 below expectations (20th percentile)
42.4% Average
MC Read 17.3
MC Write 14.4
MC Mixed 13.6
43% 15.1 GB/s
SC Read 9.4
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 9.9
26% 9.2 GB/s
Latency 74.5
54% 74.5 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 42.4%
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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