Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 50.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics4.64% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (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.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3  (all builds)
Memory9 GB free of 12 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130123
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 09:58
Run Duration197 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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 (76th percentile)
50.4% Above average
SC Int 82.9
SC Float 71.6
SC Mixed 76.6
62% 77 Pts
QC Int 254
QC Float 219
QC Mixed 242
54% 238 Pts
MC Int 336
MC Float 289
MC Mixed 325
48% 317 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 50.4%
Great: 58%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 710
EVGA(3842 2712) 2GB
CLim: 954 MHz, MLim: 450 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
4.64% Terrible
Lighting 14
Reflection 11.3
Parallax 14.1
4% 13.1 fps
MRender 9.4
Gravity 11.7
Splatting 14.3
5% 11.8 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 4.64%
Great: 5%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 3TB (2015)-$85
127GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
49.1% Average
Read 79.9
Write 91.1
Mixed 69.8
60% 80.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.34
4K Write 1.95
4K Mixed 0.23
76% 0.84 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 49.1%
Great: 94%
WD Green 1TB (2010)-$53
156GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
34.8% Below average
Read 58.8
Write 62.2
Mixed 50.3
43% 57.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 1.49
4K Mixed 0.19
68% 0.71 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 34.8%
Great: 60%
Lexar JumpDrive S23 USB 3.0 32GB-$14
18GB free, PID a833
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
11.3% Very poor
Read 29.8
Write 18
Mixed 5.59
19% 17.8 MB/s
4K Read 3.22
4K Write 0.76
4K Mixed 0.59
58% 1.52 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 11.3%
Great: 32%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMZ4GX3M1A160 BLT2G3D1608DT CMZ4GX3M1A160 BLT2G3D1608DT 12GB
667, 667, 667, 667 MHz
4096, 2048, 4096, 2048 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
43.5% Average
MC Read 18
MC Write 12.5
MC Mixed 15.4
44% 15.3 GB/s
SC Read 9.9
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 11.8
29% 10.1 GB/s
Latency 70.1
57% 70.1 ns
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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 1,287 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3 - $75

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $589
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