Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P FX

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 59.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics65.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive86.8% 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.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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.
Very high background CPU (42%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P FX  (all builds)
Memory9 GB free of 12 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170713
Uptime1.8 Days
Run DateMay 11 '19 at 13:47
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 42%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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-8350-$72
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
59.6% Above average
SC Int 81.9
SC Float 71.3
SC Mixed 76.3
61% 76.5 Pts
QC Int 290
QC Float 258
QC Mixed 300
64% 283 Pts
MC Int 498
MC Float 432
MC Mixed 493
71% 474 Pts
Poor: 45%
This bench: 59.6%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 570-$140
Sapphire(1DA2 E366) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1340 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 19.4.3
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
65.9% Good
Lighting 191
Reflection 179
Parallax 252
66% 208 fps
MRender 140
Gravity 186
Splatting 131
66% 152 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 65.9%
Great: 68%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$138
50GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 295 76 74 77 81 72 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
86.8% Excellent
Read 493
Write 452
Mixed 316
SusWrite 112
77% 343 MB/s
4K Read 39.8
4K Write 73.9
4K Mixed 45.6
158% 53.1 MB/s
DQ Read 265
DQ Write 241
DQ Mixed 145
138% 217 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 86.8%
Great: 108%
Seagate ST3500312CS 500GB-$20
128GB free
Firmware: SC13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 8.5 10 11 11 8.7 14 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
16.4% Very poor
Read 46.7
Write 5.8
Mixed 7.2
SusWrite 10.5
13% 17.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.2
49% 0.33 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 16.4%
Great: 62%
Seagate Barracuda Green 2TB-$80
74GB free
Firmware: CC3C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 64 71 70 66 59 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
36.8% Below average
Read 60
Write 64.2
Mixed 27.3
SusWrite 66.2
40% 54.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 6.8
4K Mixed 0.3
184% 2.57 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 36.8%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMV4GX3M1A133 CMV8GX3M1A133 12GB
667, 667 MHz
4096, 8192 MB
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
38.3% Below average
MC Read 13.9
MC Write 13.2
MC Mixed 12.2
37% 13.1 GB/s
SC Read 9.3
SC Write 8
SC Mixed 10.3
26% 9.2 GB/s
Latency 68.7
58% 68.7 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 38.3%
Great: 44%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-970A-DS3P FX Builds (Compare 2,839 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P FX

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $313
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