Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P FX

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 40%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (35th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 65 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 41%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics66.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive45.9% 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.
High background CPU (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P FX  (all builds)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170713
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 15 '18 at 02:14
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 23%

 PC Performing below expectations (35th 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 Phenom II X6 1055T-$175
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.85 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
41% Average
SC Int 78.6
SC Float 48.4
SC Mixed 57.3
49% 61.4 Pts
QC Int 273
QC Float 160
QC Mixed 202
48% 212 Pts
MC Int 388
MC Float 245
MC Mixed 298
47% 310 Pts
Poor: 34%
This bench: 41%
Great: 50%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$200
PNY(196E 11C2) 3GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
66.5% Good
Lighting 207
Reflection 173
Parallax 184
61% 188 fps
MRender 145
Gravity 193
Splatting 154
70% 164 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 66.5%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS900 240GB-$55
175GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900211 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
45.9% Average
Read 403
Write 153
Mixed 246
59% 267 MB/s
4K Read 13.9
4K Write 45.8
4K Mixed 3.66
50% 21.1 MB/s
DQ Read 138
DQ Write 161
DQ Mixed 6.28
44% 102 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 45.9%
Great: 84%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$32
465GB free
Firmware: HP22 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
62.3% Good
Read 113
Write 104
Mixed 100
79% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.61
128% 1 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 62.3%
Great: 71%
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 @ 667 MHz
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
32.4% Below average
MC Read 14.7
MC Write 6.6
MC Mixed 12.3
32% 11.2 GB/s
SC Read 6.9
SC Write 5.7
SC Mixed 8.5
20% 7.03 GB/s
Latency 78.8
51% 78.8 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 32.4%
Great: 68%
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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 FX Builds (Compare 1,566 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P FX

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $337
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