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 way below expectations (2nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 98 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 a relatively low single core score, this CPU can handle email, light web browsing and basic audio/video playback, but it will struggle to handle CPU intensive tasks. Finally, with a gaming score of 31%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Boot Drive20.3% is an extremely low SSD score, this system will benefit from a faster SSD.
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.
High background CPU (29%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory1.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130408
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJan 11 '19 at 02:23
Run Duration178 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 29%

 PC Performing way below expectations (2nd 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-8300-$82
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 2.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
31% Below average
SC Int 27.2
SC Float 32.5
SC Mixed 23.6
22% 27.8 Pts
QC Int 121
QC Float 144
QC Mixed 174
33% 146 Pts
MC Int 358
MC Float 307
MC Mixed 356
51% 340 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 31%
Great: 57%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 120GB (2018)
70GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UE450000
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 88 63 7.1 3.6 68 MB/s
Performing below potential (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
20.3% Poor
Read 169
Write 124
Mixed 130
SusWrite 50.2
26% 118 MB/s
4K Read 10.3
4K Write 9.6
4K Mixed 8.3
31% 9.4 MB/s
DQ Read 18.1
DQ Write 18.8
DQ Mixed 16.7
13% 17.9 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 20.3%
Great: 50%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$45
269GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 89 64 7.8 4 68 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
59.6% Above average
Read 157
Write 34.8
Mixed 66.5
SusWrite 50.7
57% 77.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 1
168% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 59.6%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMZ16GX3M4A16 51264Y106G 8GB
667, 533 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
34.9% Below average
MC Read 13.2
MC Write 13
MC Mixed 12.7
37% 13 GB/s
SC Read 5.5
SC Write 4.4
SC Mixed 8
17% 5.97 GB/s
Latency 104
38% 104 ns
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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 16,401 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $79

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $349
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