Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 69.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics3.28% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive28.9% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory3.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141031
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 05 '20 at 11:36
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-8350-$130
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
69.6% Good
Memory 87.7
1-Core 77.2
2-Core 153
65% 106 Pts
4-Core 280
8-Core 491
48% 385 Pts
64-Core 481
32% 481 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 69.6%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 6570
XFX(1682 3195) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
3.28% Terrible
Lighting 3.53
Reflection 4.54
Parallax 5.25
3% 4.44 fps
MRender 2.48
Gravity 5.1
Splatting 3.22
4% 3.6 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 3.28%
Great: 5%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS900 120GB-$25
21GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900612
SusWrite @10s intervals: 18 131 53 25 9.1 25 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
28.9% Poor
Read 311
Write 229
Mixed 154
SusWrite 43.6
41% 184 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 9.2
4K Mixed 8.2
16% 5.97 MB/s
DQ Read 157
DQ Write 218
DQ Mixed 149
123% 175 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 28.9%
Great: 86%
WD Blue 400GB (2007)-$42
44GB free
Firmware: 12.01C01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 73 72 73 74 71 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
43.2% Average
Read 77.5
Write 74.3
Mixed 53.5
SusWrite 72.7
51% 69.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.7
145% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 43.2%
Great: 43%
Seagate M3 Portable 2TB
871GB free
Firmware: 0710
SusWrite @10s intervals: 30 30 30 31 31 31 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
17.5% Very poor
Read 29.3
Write 30
Mixed 26.8
SusWrite 30.4
22% 29.1 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 0
113% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 17.5%
Great: 68%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair ValueSelect DDR3 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
44.5% Average
MC Read 18.9
MC Write 13.9
MC Mixed 14.3
45% 15.7 GB/s
SC Read 10.2
SC Write 8.1
SC Mixed 12.2
29% 10.2 GB/s
Latency 69.9
57% 69.9 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 44.5%
Great: 46%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-970A-DS3P Builds (Compare 15,216 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $149

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $463
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