Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 66.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics20.6% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive138% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (17%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160226
Uptime4 Days
Run DateMar 01 '21 at 13:20
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User SVK-User
Background CPU 17%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-8370-$190
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.05 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
66.8% Good
Memory 87.6
1-Core 78.4
2-Core 153
66% 106 Pts
4-Core 249
8-Core 463
44% 356 Pts
64-Core 477
32% 477 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 66.8%
Great: 72%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 560-$240
CLim: 1196 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 21.2.1
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
20.6% Poor
Lighting 24.4
Reflection 27.4
Parallax 34.8
20% 28.9 fps
MRender 26.8
Gravity 26.8
Splatting 24.9
22% 26.2 fps
Poor: 19%
This bench: 20.6%
Great: 27%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$45
121GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 42AZS6AC Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 289 270 251 254 172 255 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
138% Outstanding
Read 1101
Write 836
Mixed 123
SusWrite 248
127% 577 MB/s
4K Read 47.6
4K Write 87.4
4K Mixed 58.5
193% 64.5 MB/s
DQ Read 488
DQ Write 338
DQ Mixed 74.8
147% 300 MB/s
Poor: 142%
This bench: 138%
Great: 269%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
559GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 148 150 152 153 152 153 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 198
Write 175
Mixed 103
SusWrite 151
115% 157 MB/s
4K Read 1.4
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.2
245% 1.83 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 100%
Great: 109%
Toshiba MQ01ABF050 500GB-$32
298GB free
Firmware: AM0B3J
SusWrite @10s intervals: 97 99 99 98 97 98 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
55.2% Above average
Read 94.5
Write 96.6
Mixed 33
SusWrite 97.9
58% 80.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.6
121% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 55.2%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905474-063.A 99U5584-022.A 9905474-063.A 99U5584-022.A 16GB
667, 800, 667, 800 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
43.7% Average
MC Read 17
MC Write 14.3
MC Mixed 14.9
44% 15.4 GB/s
SC Read 9.3
SC Write 8.7
SC Mixed 12
29% 10 GB/s
Latency 69.9
57% 69.9 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 43.7%
Great: 44%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-970A-DS3P Builds (Compare 12,881 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $409
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