Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 38.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics57.4% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 10 years and 1 month old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20160226
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateAug 21 '19 at 22:12
Run Duration158 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-8350-$90
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
38.8% Below average
1-Core 76.3
2-Core 135
51% 105 Pts
4-Core 211
8-Core 450
40% 330 Pts
64-Core 464
31% 464 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 38.8%
Great: 56%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$250
Asus(1043 85E0) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 431.60
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
57.4% Above average
Lighting 219
Reflection 206
Parallax 246
58% 224 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 212
Splatting 170
57% 178 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 57.4%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
149GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 143 146 141 144 143 147 MB/s
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
88.8% Excellent
Read 165
Write 128
Mixed 124
SusWrite 144
104% 140 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.1
211% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 88.8%
Great: 108%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
24GB free
Firmware: 01.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 134 126 135 131 158 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
88.1% Excellent
Read 167
Write 116
Mixed 125
SusWrite 140
101% 137 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.2
250% 1.87 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 88.1%
Great: 108%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$21
429GB free
Firmware: 15.0
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Read 119
Mixed 73.5
73% 96.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1
175% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 20% Great: 70%
Samsung G3 Station 1.5TB
436GB free, PID 6013
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 31 32 32 31 31 31 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
16.4% Very poor
Read 32.8
Write 19
Mixed 28.3
SusWrite 31.5
37% 27.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
77% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 16.4%
Great: 20%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
44.6% Average
MC Read 17.2
MC Write 14.9
MC Mixed 15.2
45% 15.8 GB/s
SC Read 9.5
SC Write 7.9
SC Mixed 12.3
28% 9.9 GB/s
Latency 68.8
58% 68.8 ns
Poor: 38%
This bench: 44.6%
Great: 57%
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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 24,043 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 43%
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Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

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

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