Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 55.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics38% 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 Drive93.7% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 5 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory4.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20160226
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 09:44
Run Duration320 Seconds
Run User BLZ-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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 4.1 GHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
55.3% Above average
SC Int 82.7
SC Float 72.1
SC Mixed 75.5
61% 76.8 Pts
QC Int 293
QC Float 252
QC Mixed 278
62% 274 Pts
MC Int 383
MC Float 327
MC Mixed 377
54% 362 Pts
Poor: 35%
This bench: 55.3%
Great: 57%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti-$155
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
38% Below average
Lighting 117
Reflection 79.2
Parallax 118
36% 105 fps
MRender 79.3
Gravity 112
Splatting 81.9
39% 90.9 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 38%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$90
110GB free
Firmware: EMT0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
93.7% Outstanding
Read 491
Write 379
Mixed 410
95% 427 MB/s
4K Read 32.6
4K Write 70.6
4K Mixed 39.3
137% 47.5 MB/s
DQ Read 217
DQ Write 162
DQ Mixed 65.7
83% 148 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 93.7%
Great: 114%
Samsung HM250HI 250GB-$50
43GB free
Firmware: 2AC1 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
36.1% Below average
Read 64.2
Write 61.4
Mixed 20.6
36% 48.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.39
4K Write 1.31
4K Mixed 0.28
72% 0.66 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 36.1%
Great: 46%
Hitachi HDT725025VLA380 250GB-$132
50GB free
Firmware: V5DO Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
22.1% Poor
Read 38.4
Write 38.2
Mixed 41.8
30% 39.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 1.42
4K Mixed 0.3
77% 0.71 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 22.1%
Great: 35%
General USB Flash Disk 8GB
4GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
6.12% Terrible
Read 23.8
Write 6.48
Mixed 8.41
13% 12.9 MB/s
4K Read 5.23
4K Write 0.006
4K Mixed 0.006
20% 1.75 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.12%
Great: 7%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT351U6CFR8C 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
47.7% Average
MC Read 20.3
MC Write 14.2
MC Mixed 16.8
49% 17.1 GB/s
SC Read 10.3
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 11.7
29% 10.1 GB/s
Latency 68.5
58% 68.5 ns
Poor: 26%
This bench: 47.7%
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 8,244 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $76

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $401
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