Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 45.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics104% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive64.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 1 month 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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3  (all builds)
Memory4.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20141007
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateJul 18 '17 at 01:10
Run Duration213 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd 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 Phenom II X4 965-$144
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
45.4% Average
SC Int 80
SC Float 49.5
SC Mixed 61
51% 63.5 Pts
QC Int 328
QC Float 193
QC Mixed 238
58% 253 Pts
MC Int 320
MC Float 196
MC Mixed 242
38% 253 Pts
Poor: 35%
This bench: 45.4%
Great: 53%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980 Ti-$560
CLim: 1666 MHz, MLim: 1982 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Lighting 257
Reflection 302
Parallax 375
93% 312 fps
MRender 214
Gravity 329
Splatting 240
113% 261 fps
Poor: 65%
This bench: 104%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk SD7TB3Q-128G-1006 128GB
25GB free
Firmware: X2180306 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
64.4% Good
Read 367
Write 286
Mixed 231
65% 295 MB/s
4K Read 29.3
4K Write 64.7
4K Mixed 17
100% 37 MB/s
DQ Read 32.9
DQ Write 97.5
DQ Mixed 17.1
27% 49.2 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 64.4%
Great: 79%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$77
870GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
62.2% Good
Read 108
Write 109
Mixed 26.4
59% 81 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 2.02
4K Mixed 0.2
91% 0.99 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 62.2%
Great: 70%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
400GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3J0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
63.7% Good
Read 113
Write 109
Mixed 7.81
55% 76.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 1.48
4K Mixed 0.19
75% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 63.7%
Great: 76%
WD Blue 250GB (2007)-$16
33GB free
Firmware: 21.02E25 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 31% Great: 52%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F3 DDR3 2133 C11 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 800 MHz clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
32.8% Below average
MC Read 14.1
MC Write 7.5
MC Mixed 11.8
32% 11.1 GB/s
SC Read 6.9
SC Write 6.5
SC Mixed 7.9
20% 7.1 GB/s
Latency 69.5
58% 69.5 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 32.8%
Great: 54%
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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-DS3 Builds (Compare 1,368 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3 - $70

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $565
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