Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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 57.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics18.7% 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 Drive85.5% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory7.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160226
Uptime4.1 Days
Run DateJun 13 '18 at 23:35
Run Duration167 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 20%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd 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-$86
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
57.7% Above average
SC Int 81
SC Float 70.9
SC Mixed 78
61% 76.6 Pts
QC Int 281
QC Float 248
QC Mixed 282
61% 271 Pts
MC Int 494
MC Float 425
MC Mixed 481
70% 467 Pts
Poor: 46%
This bench: 57.7%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon 550
MSI(1462 8A90) 2GB
CLim: 1203 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 18.3.4
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
18.7% Very poor
Lighting 42.7
Reflection 71.8
Parallax 57.4
15% 57.3 fps
MRender 54.6
Gravity 38
Splatting 69.5
22% 54 fps
Poor: 18%
This bench: 18.7%
Great: 23%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Vertex 4 256GB-$400
77GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.5 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
85.5% Excellent
Read 481
Write 412
Mixed 405
96% 433 MB/s
4K Read 27.1
4K Write 66.5
4K Mixed 27.6
112% 40.4 MB/s
DQ Read 168
DQ Write 152
DQ Mixed 77.3
81% 133 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 85.5%
Great: 107%
Seagate Backup+ Hub BK 8TB
3.5TB free
Firmware: D781
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
47.3% Average
Read 92.2
Write 72.9
Mixed 69.2
58% 78.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.05
4K Write 0.52
4K Mixed 0.25
40% 0.27 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 47.3%
Great: 93%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2016)-$97
1TB free
Firmware: 0001 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
57.8% Above average
Read 99.4
Write 102
Mixed 111
79% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.34
4K Mixed 0.15
67% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 57.8%
Great: 106%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$58
803GB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
89.7% Excellent
Read 163
Write 150
Mixed 145
115% 153 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.17
67% 0.7 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 89.7%
Great: 117%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
42.6% Average
MC Read 17.4
MC Write 13.9
MC Mixed 14.1
43% 15.1 GB/s
SC Read 8.5
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 11.2
27% 9.4 GB/s
Latency 73.7
54% 73.7 ns
Poor: 26%
This bench: 42.6%
Great: 78%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

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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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