Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics2.61% 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.
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.
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory5.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160226
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 08 '17 at 01:07
Run Duration120 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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-4100-$110
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
45% Average
SC Int 70.1
SC Float 64.7
SC Mixed 68.9
54% 67.9 Pts
QC Int 226
QC Float 203
QC Mixed 222
49% 217 Pts
MC Int 230
MC Float 207
MC Mixed 226
33% 221 Pts
Poor: 28%
This bench: 45%
Great: 47%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 620
Nvidia(10DE 0977) 1GB
CLim: 810 MHz, MLim: 448 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
2.61% Terrible
Lighting 7.8
Reflection 8.2
Parallax 6.3
2% 7.43 fps
MRender 7
Gravity 7.2
Splatting 6.2
3% 6.8 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.61%
Great: 4%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
AMD 3+1 Disk RAID5 9TB
7.5TB free
Firmware: 1.10
4KALIGNED
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
286% Outstanding
Read 689
Write 309
Mixed 334
331% 444 MB/s
4K Read 1.67
4K Write 1.85
4K Mixed 0.41
150% 1.31 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 286%
Great: 283%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$48
860GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
87.5% Excellent
Read 163
Write 142
Mixed 142
112% 149 MB/s
4K Read 1.02
4K Write 2.22
4K Mixed 0.2
106% 1.15 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 87.5%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378B5773CH0- 4x2GB
4 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
43.8% Average
MC Read 17.9
MC Write 13.3
MC Mixed 16
45% 15.7 GB/s
SC Read 8.8
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 10.7
27% 9.33 GB/s
Latency 75.7
53% 75.7 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 43.8%
Great: 46%
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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 9,029 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 - $77

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $410
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