Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 41.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics14.7% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
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.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory5 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.9 GHz
Display1440 x 900 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150601
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 20 '19 at 18:05
Run Duration93 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-8300-$130
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
41.9% Average
1-Core 75.1
2-Core 122
48% 98.5 Pts
4-Core 200
8-Core 383
36% 292 Pts
64-Core 354
24% 354 Pts
Poor: 35%
This bench: 41.9%
Great: 51%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 550-$79
Gigabyte(1458 22F2) 2GB
CLim: 1206 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 18.7.1
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
14.7% Very poor
Lighting 56.7
Reflection 80.4
Parallax 71.2
15% 69.4 fps
MRender 61.3
Gravity 46.5
Splatting 79.5
15% 62.4 fps
Poor: 12%
This bench: 14.7%
Great: 15%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Corsair Force GT 120GB-$155
2GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.02
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
Read 250
Write 133
Mixed 142
38% 175 MB/s
4K Read 18.4
4K Write 36.9
4K Mixed 22.5
76% 25.9 MB/s
DQ Read 22.2
DQ Write 89.5
DQ Mixed 30.4
31% 47.4 MB/s
Poor: 52% Great: 84%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C10 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 933 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
49% Average
MC Read 21.6
MC Write 14.4
MC Mixed 15.7
49% 17.2 GB/s
SC Read 11.3
SC Write 8.6
SC Mixed 13.2
32% 11 GB/s
Latency 60.8
66% 60.8 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 49%
Great: 50%
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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 26,633 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $92

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 44% - Average Total price: $447
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