Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (30th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 70 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 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 48.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics38.5% 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 Drive46.6% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Very high background CPU (35%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
13 days ago, 13 days ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory2.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
DisplayΧρώματα 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140526
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 08 '18 at 16:14
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User GRC-User
Background CPU 35%

 PC Performing below expectations (30th 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-$100
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
48.2% Average
SC Int 72.1
SC Float 57.3
SC Mixed 66.4
52% 65.3 Pts
QC Int 239
QC Float 213
QC Mixed 232
52% 228 Pts
MC Int 431
MC Float 355
MC Mixed 416
60% 401 Pts
Poor: 45%
This bench: 48.2%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 670-$435
EVGA(3842 2678) 2GB
CLim: 1293 MHz, MLim: 1552 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
38.5% Below average
Lighting 96.6
Reflection 82.2
Parallax 117
32% 98.7 fps
MRender 102
Gravity 117
Splatting 82.1
43% 100 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 38.5%
Great: 44%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 240GB-$70
128GB free
Firmware: X41320RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
46.6% Average
Read 357
Write 167
Mixed 202
53% 242 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 40.3
4K Mixed 8.34
73% 25.2 MB/s
DQ Read 25.5
DQ Write 44
DQ Mixed 12.1
16% 27.2 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 46.6%
Great: 83%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$45
722GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
90.6% Outstanding
Read 170
Write 146
Mixed 48.2
89% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.94
4K Write 1.48
4K Mixed 0.24
93% 0.89 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 90.6%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905403-198.A KHX1600C9D3/4 8GB
667, 667 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
48.1% Average
MC Read 20.4
MC Write 14
MC Mixed 17.7
50% 17.4 GB/s
SC Read 9.1
SC Write 8.1
SC Mixed 11.7
28% 9.63 GB/s
Latency 67.6
59% 67.6 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 48.1%
Great: 48%
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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 11,309 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $82

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $503
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