Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 72.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics27.2% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive92.2% 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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160226
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 24 '21 at 10:47
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st 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 (94th percentile)
72.3% Very good
Memory 88.8
1-Core 78.9
2-Core 156
66% 108 Pts
4-Core 302
8-Core 498
51% 400 Pts
64-Core 503
34% 503 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 72.3%
Great: 73%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 270X-$199
CLim: 1120 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 21.4.1
Performing below potential (51st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
27.2% Poor
Lighting 36.3
Reflection 36
Parallax 41.9
29% 38.1 fps
MRender 29.7
Gravity 30.7
Splatting 24.2
25% 28.2 fps
Poor: 26%
This bench: 27.2%
Great: 30%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$50
173GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 364 291 295 292 294 294 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
92.2% Outstanding
Read 488
Write 452
Mixed 378
SusWrite 305
91% 406 MB/s
4K Read 38.3
4K Write 73.2
4K Mixed 43.2
152% 51.6 MB/s
DQ Read 209
DQ Write 104
DQ Mixed 140
108% 151 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 92.2%
Great: 124%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 800 MHz clocked @ 933 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
52.6% Above average
MC Read 23.3
MC Write 15.8
MC Mixed 18.2
55% 19.1 GB/s
SC Read 12.1
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 12.4
31% 10.9 GB/s
Latency 68.7
58% 68.7 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 52.6%
Great: 63%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 9 7 60 27" 1280 720 BNQ78D5 BenQ GL2760
Typical GA-970A-DS3P Builds (Compare 15,091 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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