Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail 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 48.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics70% 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.
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.
Run History
5 months ago, 5 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory4 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140221
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateDec 26 '17 at 02:28
Run Duration129 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 Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD FX-8370-$126
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
48.5% Average
SC Int 67.2
SC Float 60.3
SC Mixed 62.9
51% 63.5 Pts
QC Int 259
QC Float 224
QC Mixed 243
55% 242 Pts
MC Int 409
MC Float 355
MC Mixed 404
59% 389 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 48.5%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$250
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.71
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
70% Good
Lighting 217
Reflection 193
Parallax 207
66% 205 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 202
Splatting 161
73% 171 fps
Poor: 62%
This bench: 70%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$41
926GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
90% Outstanding
Read 176
Write 137
Mixed 28.2
83% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.81
4K Write 2.13
4K Mixed 0.21
97% 1.05 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 90%
Great: 105%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$41
276GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
84.8% Excellent
Read 152
Write 144
Mixed 63.8
88% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 1.56
4K Mixed 0.2
72% 0.76 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 84.8%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Adata DDR3 2133 2OZ 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
44.8% Average
MC Read 18.8
MC Write 14.4
MC Mixed 14.6
46% 15.9 GB/s
SC Read 9.9
SC Write 8
SC Mixed 11.5
28% 9.8 GB/s
Latency 70.8
56% 70.8 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 44.8%
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 12,023 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $70

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $435
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