Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming 19%
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 56.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics12.8% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
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.
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.
Very high background CPU (32%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory5.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1366x768x4294967296 szín
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160226
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 05 '17 at 13:55
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User HUN-User
Background CPU 32%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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-8350-$110
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
56.3% Above average
SC Int 76.3
SC Float 71.9
SC Mixed 76.9
60% 75 Pts
QC Int 279
QC Float 257
QC Mixed 270
61% 269 Pts
MC Int 512
MC Float 439
MC Mixed 505
73% 486 Pts
Poor: 47%
This bench: 56.3%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 6790
Sapphire(174B 174B) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1151.1008
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
12.8% Very poor
Lighting 44.7
Reflection 34.4
Parallax 41.9
14% 40.3 fps
MRender 23.4
Gravity 30.8
Splatting 35
12% 29.7 fps
Poor: 12%
This bench: 12.8%
Great: 14%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$44
882GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
69.6% Good
Read 130
Write 112
Mixed 161
102% 134 MB/s
4K Read 0.83
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.28
95% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 69.6%
Great: 108%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$37
417GB free
Firmware: 19.01H19 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
64% Good
Read 111
Write 112
Mixed 32.1
62% 85 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 1.79
4K Mixed 0.33
99% 0.94 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 64%
Great: 71%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
48.6% Average
MC Read 20.2
MC Write 15.1
MC Mixed 17.5
50% 17.6 GB/s
SC Read 9.9
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 12.7
30% 10.4 GB/s
Latency 75
53% 75 ns
Poor: 19%
This bench: 48.6%
Great: 55%
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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 9,861 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 52%
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation 30%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $86

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $546
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