Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 47.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics48.2% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive46.5% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
High background CPU (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory4.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160226
Uptime3.8 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 14:21
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 23%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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-$59
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
47.3% Average
SC Int 73.2
SC Float 58
SC Mixed 69.8
54% 67 Pts
QC Int 239
QC Float 209
QC Mixed 230
51% 226 Pts
MC Int 310
MC Float 265
MC Mixed 311
44% 296 Pts
Poor: 35%
This bench: 47.3%
Great: 56%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 770-$279
Asus(1043 8465) 2GB
CLim: 1215 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
48.2% Average
Lighting 132
Reflection 104
Parallax 170
45% 135 fps
MRender 114
Gravity 147
Splatting 84.8
50% 115 fps
Poor: 41%
This bench: 48.2%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial M500 240GB-$148
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
46.5% Average
Read 238
Write 257
Mixed 192
51% 229 MB/s
4K Read 17.5
4K Write 42.2
4K Mixed 12.4
65% 24 MB/s
DQ Read 20.7
DQ Write 75.4
DQ Mixed 11.1
19% 35.7 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 46.5%
Great: 89%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$24
118GB free
Firmware: KC65 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
57.8% Above average
Read 101
Write 100
Mixed 32
57% 77.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 0.97
4K Mixed 0.4
82% 0.61 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 57.8%
Great: 76%
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 (69th percentile)
45.5% Average
MC Read 19.9
MC Write 12.9
MC Mixed 16.1
47% 16.3 GB/s
SC Read 9.8
SC Write 8
SC Mixed 11.1
28% 9.63 GB/s
Latency 71.7
56% 71.7 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 45.5%
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 12,638 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $73

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $352
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