Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P FX

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (83rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 17 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 53%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics51.9% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 Drive110% 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 FX  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170713
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateJul 19 '19 at 23:14
Run Duration243 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-8350-$75
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
53% Above average
1-Core 75.5
2-Core 151
53% 113 Pts
4-Core 303
8-Core 498
51% 400 Pts
64-Core 504
34% 504 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 53%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 570-$120
CLim: 1281 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 19.7.2
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
51.9% Above average
Lighting 198
Reflection 173
Parallax 284
52% 218 fps
MRender 138
Gravity 189
Splatting 126
52% 151 fps
Poor: 44%
This bench: 51.9%
Great: 53%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$224
106GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 441 425 422 424 433 413 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 489
Write 463
Mixed 367
SusWrite 426
98% 436 MB/s
4K Read 40
4K Write 87.5
4K Mixed 50.6
172% 59.4 MB/s
DQ Read 251
DQ Write 236
DQ Mixed 242
182% 243 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 110%
Great: 125%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F3 DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 667 MHz clocked @ 933 MHz
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
51.9% Above average
MC Read 23
MC Write 14.7
MC Mixed 18.5
54% 18.7 GB/s
SC Read 12.1
SC Write 7.7
SC Mixed 11
29% 10.3 GB/s
Latency 62.1
64% 62.1 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 51.9%
Great: 57%
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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 FX Builds (Compare 3,613 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P FX

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $315
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