Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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.
Boot Drive58.4% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB 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)
Memory28.6 GB free of 32 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141229
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 28 '18 at 15:34
Run Duration183 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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-$81
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
60.3% Good
SC Int 82.5
SC Float 72.7
SC Mixed 77.6
62% 77.6 Pts
QC Int 323
QC Float 270
QC Mixed 305
68% 299 Pts
MC Int 489
MC Float 420
MC Mixed 477
70% 462 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 60.3%
Great: 63%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$120
417GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 122 82 116 86 82 126 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
58.4% Above average
Read 489
Write 89.8
Mixed 182
SusWrite 102
47% 216 MB/s
4K Read 40.7
4K Write 19.8
4K Mixed 7.8
82% 22.8 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 160
DQ Mixed 234
170% 224 MB/s
Poor: 78%
This bench: 58.4%
Great: 133%
Seagate Expansion Desk 5TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0739
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 167 162 170 129 171 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
15.7% Very poor
Read 101
Write 128
Mixed 77
SusWrite 159
26% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 8.7
4K Mixed 0.6
6% 3.27 MB/s
DQ Read 1.1
DQ Write 7.6
DQ Mixed 1.6
2% 3.43 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 15.7%
Great: 17%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$90
681GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 197 198 198 198 188 198 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 184
Write 143
Mixed 63.7
SusWrite 196
107% 147 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 5
4K Mixed 2.6
440% 3 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 109%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G3D1339DS 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
44.4% Average
MC Read 16.9
MC Write 15
MC Mixed 15.2
45% 15.7 GB/s
SC Read 9.6
SC Write 8.9
SC Mixed 12.1
29% 10.2 GB/s
Latency 71.4
56% 71.4 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 44.4%
Great: 46%
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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 12,702 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $349
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HDDRAMUSB
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