Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 50.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics72.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory5.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.9 GHz
Display1440 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160226
Uptime26.9 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 13:31
Run Duration83 Seconds
Run User MYS-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th 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-$84
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
50.2% Above average
SC Int 81
SC Float 71.4
SC Mixed 74.8
61% 75.7 Pts
QC Int 250
QC Float 217
QC Mixed 244
54% 237 Pts
MC Int 324
MC Float 289
MC Mixed 327
47% 313 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 50.2%
Great: 59%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$230
Device(1DA2 E353) ≥ 4GB; Sapphire RX 580 8GB Pulse
CLim: 1366 MHz, MLim: 2000 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.5.1
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
72.8% Very good
Lighting 210
Reflection 180
Parallax 268
70% 219 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 200
Splatting 129
74% 159 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 72.8%
Great: 80%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 1TB (2016)-$68
232GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 191
Write 204
Mixed 138
132% 178 MB/s
4K Read 0.83
4K Write 5.53
4K Mixed 0.75
220% 2.37 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 114%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C10 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 933 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
34.8% Below average
MC Read 12.8
MC Write 10.7
MC Mixed 10.4
32% 11.3 GB/s
SC Read 9.6
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 11.7
28% 9.93 GB/s
Latency 64.5
62% 64.5 ns
Poor: 21%
This bench: 34.8%
Great: 36%
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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 6,695 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: 61% - Good Total price: $413
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