Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 32%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (24th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 76 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 31.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics24.5% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 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
16 days ago, 16 days ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory6.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150601
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 04 '18 at 02:22
Run Duration190 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing below expectations (24th 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-8320-$89
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 2.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
31.7% Below average
SC Int 42.2
SC Float 45.9
SC Mixed 41.6
35% 43.2 Pts
QC Int 162
QC Float 162
QC Mixed 161
37% 162 Pts
MC Int 228
MC Float 212
MC Mixed 234
34% 225 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 31.7%
Great: 60%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R7 360-$98
PowerColor(148C 2360) 2GB
CLim: 1050 MHz, MLim: 1625 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 18.8.2
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
24.5% Poor
Lighting 66.2
Reflection 75.7
Parallax 86.9
23% 76.3 fps
MRender 56.9
Gravity 57.8
Splatting 73
26% 62.6 fps
Poor: 19%
This bench: 24.5%
Great: 28%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX100 500GB-$240
52GB free
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 377 273 142 144 112 152 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
60.8% Good
Read 483
Write 404
Mixed 21.1
SusWrite 200
61% 277 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 49.5
4K Mixed 8.5
72% 27 MB/s
DQ Read 210
DQ Write 188
DQ Mixed 8.2
58% 136 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 60.8%
Great: 109%
Crucial BX100 500GB-$240
26GB free
Firmware: MU02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 307 308 255 204 154 153 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
53.6% Above average
Read 351
Write 311
Mixed 20.1
SusWrite 230
51% 228 MB/s
4K Read 11.5
4K Write 38.7
4K Mixed 26.8
72% 25.7 MB/s
DQ Read 25.6
DQ Write 68.4
DQ Mixed 35.9
31% 43.3 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 53.6%
Great: 109%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
806GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 119 80 59 73 73 83 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
41.4% Average
Read 62.8
Write 104
Mixed 70.2
SusWrite 81.2
59% 79.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 1
161% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 41.4%
Great: 115%
SanDisk Cruzer 8GB
3GB free, PID 5530
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4.7 5.8 4.9 5.4 5.5 5.3 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
5.62% Terrible
Read 22
Write 4.2
Mixed 3.8
SusWrite 5.2
9% 8.8 MB/s
4K Read 5.5
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
20% 1.83 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.62%
Great: 13%
SanDisk Cruzer Glide 32GB
26GB free, PID 5575
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 5.5 3.9 4 4 3.9 3.9 MB/s
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
10.5% Very poor
Read 21.4
Write 14.9
Mixed 15.7
SusWrite 4.2
18% 14.1 MB/s
4K Read 4.1
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 2.4
158% 2.77 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 10.5%
Great: 14%
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 below expectations (33rd percentile)
38.6% Below average
MC Read 15.8
MC Write 12.1
MC Mixed 12.9
39% 13.6 GB/s
SC Read 9.1
SC Write 7.2
SC Mixed 10.7
26% 9 GB/s
Latency 82.5
48% 82.5 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 38.6%
Great: 50%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 51%
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Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $69

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 81% - Excellent Total price: $449
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