Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 49%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics64.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150601
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 21 '19 at 08:36
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (49th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-8370-$154
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
49% Average
1-Core 78.3
2-Core 144
53% 111 Pts
4-Core 275
8-Core 476
47% 375 Pts
64-Core 482
32% 482 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 49%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 590-$220
CLim: 1560 MHz, MLim: 2100 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.2.2
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
64.3% Good
Lighting 247
Reflection 201
Parallax 324
67% 257 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 254
Splatting 142
60% 181 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 64.3%
Great: 66%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Microsoft Storage Space Device 997GB
909GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 321 316 346 348 345 350 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
63.6% Good
Read 342
Write 340
Mixed 276
SusWrite 338
73% 324 MB/s
4K Read 17
4K Write 46.9
4K Mixed 26.9
85% 30.3 MB/s
DQ Read 26.9
DQ Write 85
DQ Mixed 36.7
34% 49.5 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 63.6%
Great: 130%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$29
887GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 116 99 60 68 81 72 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
70% Very good
Read 161
Write 150
Mixed 30.8
SusWrite 82.7
77% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.7
142% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 70%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F3 DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
49.9% Average
MC Read 20
MC Write 16
MC Mixed 17.8
51% 17.9 GB/s
SC Read 11
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 13.7
32% 11.1 GB/s
Latency 71.4
56% 71.4 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 49.9%
Great: 99%
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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 24,954 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $91

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 43% - Average Total price: $416
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