Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
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 48.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics72.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive58% 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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory5.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150601
Uptime5.9 Days
Run DateApr 21 '17 at 19:14
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 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-$75
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
48.9% Average
SC Int 80.2
SC Float 69.2
SC Mixed 73.8
60% 74.4 Pts
QC Int 252
QC Float 211
QC Mixed 234
53% 233 Pts
MC Int 333
MC Float 289
MC Mixed 330
48% 317 Pts
Poor: 37%
This bench: 48.9%
Great: 59%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390X-$434
MaxC: 1050 MHz, MaxM: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.4.2
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
72.9% Very good
Lighting 223
Reflection 160
Parallax 254
71% 213 fps
MRender 129
Gravity 174
Splatting 179
71% 161 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 72.9%
Great: 81%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Z400s 256GB-$104
62GB free
Firmware: Z2201000 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
58% Above average
Read 473
Write 319
Mixed 385
87% 392 MB/s
4K Read 20.1
4K Write 55.2
4K Mixed 3.95
65% 26.4 MB/s
DQ Read 19.4
DQ Write 57.4
DQ Mixed 3.95
13% 26.9 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 58%
Great: 78%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$75
554GB free
Firmware: CC25 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
85.2% Excellent
Read 150
Write 147
Mixed 146
111% 148 MB/s
4K Read 0.57
4K Write 1.45
4K Mixed 0.22
75% 0.75 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 85.2%
Great: 109%
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 above expectations (81st percentile)
44.6% Average
MC Read 19.7
MC Write 13.1
MC Mixed 14.3
45% 15.7 GB/s
SC Read 10.1
SC Write 8.4
SC Mixed 12.4
29% 10.3 GB/s
Latency 70
57% 70 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 44.6%
Great: 49%
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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 5,357 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $413
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