Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 55%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
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 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 48.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics73.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive31.9% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory4.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit väriä
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150601
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 15:00
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU 19%

 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
AMD FX-6300-$76
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
48.6% Average
SC Int 81.4
SC Float 71.7
SC Mixed 74.5
61% 75.9 Pts
QC Int 241
QC Float 213
QC Mixed 232
52% 229 Pts
MC Int 337
MC Float 283
MC Mixed 323
47% 314 Pts
Poor: 37%
This bench: 48.6%
Great: 56%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$250
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
73.8% Very good
Lighting 224
Reflection 197
Parallax 238
71% 220 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 212
Splatting 170
76% 177 fps
Poor: 66%
This bench: 73.8%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$65
18GB free
Firmware: 603ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
31.9% Below average
Read 241
Write 85.1
Mixed 115
32% 147 MB/s
4K Read 8.64
4K Write 50.9
4K Mixed 6.98
49% 22.2 MB/s
DQ Read 59.3
DQ Write 72.8
DQ Mixed 3.79
20% 45.3 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 31.9%
Great: 64%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$42
726GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
95.1% Outstanding
Read 169
Write 163
Mixed 150
121% 161 MB/s
4K Read 0.85
4K Write 2.35
4K Mixed 0.36
119% 1.19 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 95.1%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F3 DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
46.3% Average
MC Read 20.2
MC Write 12.5
MC Mixed 16
46% 16.2 GB/s
SC Read 10.7
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 12.8
30% 10.6 GB/s
Latency 64.1
62% 64.1 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 46.3%
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 7,224 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $70

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $411
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