Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 49.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics39.9% 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 Drive42.8% 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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory4.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160226
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateAug 10 '18 at 21:56
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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-6300-$60
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
49.1% Average
SC Int 73.6
SC Float 68.8
SC Mixed 75.1
58% 72.5 Pts
QC Int 247
QC Float 186
QC Mixed 237
51% 223 Pts
MC Int 326
MC Float 280
MC Mixed 299
46% 302 Pts
Poor: 36%
This bench: 49.1%
Great: 56%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$200
Gigabyte(1458 36C2) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1481 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 398.82
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
39.9% Below average
Lighting 130
Reflection 97.6
Parallax 101
37% 109 fps
MRender 81
Gravity 124
Splatting 85.6
42% 97 fps
Poor: 33%
This bench: 39.9%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Fury 240GB-$115
35GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 603ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 111 94 98 93 100 108 MB/s
Performing below potential (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
42.8% Average
Read 195
Write 178
Mixed 171
SusWrite 101
36% 161 MB/s
4K Read 16.1
4K Write 48.7
4K Mixed 26.6
84% 30.5 MB/s
DQ Read 24.9
DQ Write 78.3
DQ Mixed 29.3
29% 44.2 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 42.8%
Great: 84%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
815GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 173 171 170 170 173 171 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 178
Write 176
Mixed 70.8
SusWrite 172
109% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.7
135% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 100%
Great: 115%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$90
2TB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 96 98 94 100 109 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
58.9% Above average
Read 102
Write 88
Mixed 23
SusWrite 102
57% 78.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 4.8
4K Mixed 1.6
304% 2.43 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 58.9%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C10 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 933 MHz
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
46.4% Average
MC Read 20.4
MC Write 12.3
MC Mixed 16.4
47% 16.4 GB/s
SC Read 10.5
SC Write 8.4
SC Mixed 12.9
30% 10.6 GB/s
Latency 66.5
60% 66.5 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 46.4%
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 13,487 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $68

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $463
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