Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 32%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (33rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 67 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 40.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics39.7% 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 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.
High background CPU (30%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory4 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130408
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 22:35
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 30%

 PC Performing below expectations (33rd 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-4300-$66
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
40.6% Average
SC Int 67.7
SC Float 63.3
SC Mixed 68.3
53% 66.4 Pts
QC Int 186
QC Float 175
QC Mixed 191
42% 184 Pts
MC Int 178
MC Float 170
MC Mixed 194
27% 180 Pts
Poor: 31%
This bench: 40.6%
Great: 50%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$200
Asus(1043 8521) 2GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
39.7% Below average
Lighting 132
Reflection 111
Parallax 122
38% 121 fps
MRender 80.9
Gravity 116
Splatting 77.9
41% 91.5 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 39.7%
Great: 46%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS1311 120GB-$58
47GB free
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
49.2% Average
Read 367
Write 217
Mixed 192
57% 259 MB/s
4K Read 24.7
4K Write 33.9
4K Mixed 9.27
67% 22.6 MB/s
DQ Read 30
DQ Write 60
DQ Mixed 10.5
18% 33.5 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 49.2%
Great: 81%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$60
393GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
65.8% Good
Read 115
Write 114
Mixed 26.6
62% 85.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 2.18
4K Mixed 0.19
87% 0.99 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 65.8%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G3D1609DS 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
42.8% Average
MC Read 18.2
MC Write 11.2
MC Mixed 15.4
43% 14.9 GB/s
SC Read 9.5
SC Write 7.9
SC Mixed 12.7
29% 10 GB/s
Latency 69.1
58% 69.1 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 42.8%
Great: 51%
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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 6,694 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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