Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 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 44.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics20.5% 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 Drive55% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB 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.
Very high background CPU (31%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141031
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 17:37
Run Duration88 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 31%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd 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 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
44.7% Average
SC Int 70
SC Float 63
SC Mixed 68.7
54% 67.2 Pts
QC Int 226
QC Float 189
QC Mixed 209
47% 208 Pts
MC Int 324
MC Float 274
MC Mixed 323
46% 307 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 44.7%
Great: 57%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750-$120
Gigabyte(1458 3642) 2GB
CLim: 1374 MHz, MLim: 1257 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
20.5% Poor
Lighting 62.4
Reflection 43.1
Parallax 56.3
19% 53.9 fps
MRender 50.1
Gravity 61
Splatting 39.9
22% 50.3 fps
Poor: 18%
This bench: 20.5%
Great: 22%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Vector 150 120GB-$89
74GB free
Firmware: 1.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
55% Above average
Read 521
Write 419
Mixed 455
104% 465 MB/s
4K Read 9.26
4K Write 12.6
4K Mixed 5.43
28% 9.09 MB/s
DQ Read 7.58
DQ Write 12.6
DQ Mixed 5.23
5% 8.48 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 55%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C10 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 933 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
47.7% Average
MC Read 20.9
MC Write 12.8
MC Mixed 17.1
48% 16.9 GB/s
SC Read 11
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 12.4
30% 10.6 GB/s
Latency 67.3
59% 67.3 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 47.7%
Great: 86%
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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 7,219 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 - $71

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $412
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