Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (84th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 16 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 51%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics28.7% 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 Drive46.7% 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)
Memory6.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160226
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 21 '17 at 03:51
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (84th 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-$78
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
51% Above average
SC Int 81.7
SC Float 71.9
SC Mixed 75.8
61% 76.5 Pts
QC Int 249
QC Float 224
QC Mixed 248
54% 240 Pts
MC Int 330
MC Float 289
MC Mixed 330
48% 316 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 51%
Great: 56%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 460-$104
CLim: 1212 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.2.1
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
28.7% Poor
Lighting 79.9
Reflection 80.8
Parallax 98.5
27% 86.4 fps
MRender 64
Gravity 73.5
Splatting 78.3
30% 71.9 fps
Poor: 26%
This bench: 28.7%
Great: 31%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel SSDSA1NW300G3 300GB
144GB free
Firmware: 4PC10362 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
46.7% Average
Read 256
Write 205
Mixed 213
50% 225 MB/s
4K Read 16.2
4K Write 32.9
4K Mixed 15.8
62% 21.6 MB/s
DQ Read 156
DQ Write 65.4
DQ Mixed 32.2
45% 84.5 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 46.7%
Great: 47%
WD Blue 320GB (2008)-$20
294GB free
Firmware: 01.03E01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
56% Above average
Read 100
Write 94.9
Mixed 94.3
73% 96.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 1.89
4K Mixed 0.4
106% 0.98 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 56%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
46.2% Average
MC Read 20.5
MC Write 13.4
MC Mixed 14.9
46% 16.3 GB/s
SC Read 11.1
SC Write 7.7
SC Mixed 12.7
30% 10.5 GB/s
Latency 65.7
61% 65.7 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 46.2%
Great: 47%
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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 5,902 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $67

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $410
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