Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (82nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 18 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 56.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics49.3% 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 Drive65.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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 @ 0.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160226
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 18 '16 at 10:54
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (82nd 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-8320-$104
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
56.4% Above average
SC Int 83.8
SC Float 70.9
SC Mixed 75.5
61% 76.7 Pts
QC Int 304
QC Float 262
QC Mixed 277
64% 281 Pts
MC Int 480
MC Float 412
MC Mixed 474
68% 455 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 56.4%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 285-$189
PwrHis(1787 2349) 2GB
MaxC: 1039 MHz, MaxM: 1420 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 16.11.5
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
49.3% Average
Lighting 142
Reflection 136
Parallax 176
47% 151 fps
MRender 106
Gravity 125
Splatting 93.6
54% 108 fps
Poor: 38%
This bench: 49.3%
Great: 49%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Patriot Blaze 240GB-$100
116GB free
Firmware: S8FM08.3 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
65.7% Good
Read 508
Write 304
Mixed 364
87% 392 MB/s
4K Read 22.6
4K Write 57.1
4K Mixed 7.46
74% 29 MB/s
DQ Read 127
DQ Write 143
DQ Mixed 7.14
41% 92.3 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 65.7%
Great: 78%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$46
879GB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 190
Write 191
Mixed 109
121% 164 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.89
4K Mixed 0.24
95% 0.98 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 109%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C10 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 933 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
50% Above average
MC Read 21
MC Write 15.5
MC Mixed 17.6
52% 18 GB/s
SC Read 7.7
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 13.4
28% 9.8 GB/s
Latency 63.4
63% 63.4 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 50%
Great: 88%
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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 5,357 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $69

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $413
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