Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 46.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics60.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Very high background CPU (37%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory4.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160226
Uptime1.2 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 03:59
Run Duration100 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 37%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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-$70
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
46.7% Average
SC Int 73.9
SC Float 66.6
SC Mixed 68.5
56% 69.7 Pts
QC Int 219
QC Float 206
QC Mixed 228
49% 218 Pts
MC Int 303
MC Float 279
MC Mixed 311
45% 298 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 46.7%
Great: 58%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 570-$230
Asus(1043 04C2) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1300 MHz, MLim: 1850 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.12.2
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
60.3% Good
Lighting 181
Reflection 167
Parallax 229
61% 192 fps
MRender 137
Gravity 157
Splatting 125
60% 139 fps
Poor: 47%
This bench: 60.3%
Great: 65%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$48
330GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
77.3% Very good
Read 140
Write 130
Mixed 130
100% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.83
4K Write 2.19
4K Mixed 0.24
102% 1.09 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 77.3%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Adata DDR3 2133 2OZ 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
44.5% Average
MC Read 19.1
MC Write 13.1
MC Mixed 14.9
45% 15.7 GB/s
SC Read 9.7
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 12.1
29% 10 GB/s
Latency 68.6
58% 68.6 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 44.5%
Great: 49%
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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 8,126 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 - $76

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