Gigabyte GA-965P-DS3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 27%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 25%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a relatively low single core score, this CPU can handle email, light web browsing and basic audio/video playback, but it will struggle to handle CPU intensive tasks. Finally, with a gaming score of 27.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics44.9% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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.
Memory6GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 6GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 0 old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Very high background CPU (50%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-965P-DS3  (all builds)
Memory3.7 GB free of 6 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20090625
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 16:51
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User RUS-User
Background CPU 50%

 PC Performing as expected (59th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core2 Quad Q6600-$100
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
27.7% Poor
SC Int 57.8
SC Float 27.6
SC Mixed 36.4
32% 40.6 Pts
QC Int 232
QC Float 110
QC Mixed 146
37% 163 Pts
MC Int 232
MC Float 110
MC Mixed 149
25% 164 Pts
Poor: 19%
This bench: 27.7%
Great: 35%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$200
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1800 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 382.53
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
44.9% Average
Lighting 143
Reflection 119
Parallax 147
43% 136 fps
MRender 89.1
Gravity 125
Splatting 84.5
46% 99.5 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 44.9%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate ST3250312AS 250GB-$24
165GB free
Firmware: CJ54 Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
58.4% Above average
Read 105
Write 99
Mixed 32.6
58% 78.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 1.65
4K Mixed 0.34
85% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 58.4%
Great: 68%
Seagate ST3250410AS 250GB-$32
150GB free
Firmware: .3AA Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
44.3% Average
Read 70.6
Write 83.8
Mixed 14.1
41% 56.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 1.21
4K Mixed 0.3
73% 0.64 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 44.3%
Great: 55%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 3x2GB
3 of 4 slots used
6GB DIMM
Performing below potential (19th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
17.9% Very poor
MC Read 6.2
MC Write 4.7
MC Mixed 4.9
15% 5.27 GB/s
SC Read 5.6
SC Write 4.9
SC Mixed 5.5
15% 5.33 GB/s
Latency 85.1
47% 85.1 ns
Poor: 14%
This bench: 17.9%
Great: 59%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical GA-965P-DS3 Builds (Compare 192 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 29%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-965P-DS3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $216
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