Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 60.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics66.6% 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 GB free of 24 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140221
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 05 '18 at 02:07
Run Duration119 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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-$125
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
60.3% Good
SC Int 88.5
SC Float 74.8
SC Mixed 80.9
65% 81.4 Pts
QC Int 310
QC Float 268
QC Mixed 296
66% 291 Pts
MC Int 512
MC Float 440
MC Mixed 505
73% 486 Pts
Poor: 45%
This bench: 60.3%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$260
CLim: 2138 MHz, MLim: 2508 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.59
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
66.6% Good
Lighting 114
Reflection 207
Parallax 222
47% 181 fps
MRender 178
Gravity 217
Splatting 173
81% 189 fps
Poor: 63%
This bench: 66.6%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$110
144GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
84% Excellent
Read 489
Write 377
Mixed 402
94% 423 MB/s
4K Read 31.6
4K Write 50.3
4K Mixed 31.6
115% 37.8 MB/s
DQ Read 176
DQ Write 91.6
DQ Mixed 62.7
66% 110 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 84%
Great: 135%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$95
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 200
Write 182
Mixed 173
139% 185 MB/s
4K Read 0.57
4K Write 1.61
4K Mixed 0.17
72% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 109%
Great: 112%
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 as expected (40th percentile)
43.5% Average
MC Read 17.2
MC Write 14.7
MC Mixed 14.2
44% 15.4 GB/s
SC Read 10.1
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 12.1
29% 10.2 GB/s
Latency 74.2
54% 74.2 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 43.5%
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 14,430 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $69

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $449
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