Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 41.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics45.6% 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 Drive55.2% 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 (30%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory4 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150601
Uptime2.2 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 13:50
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU 30%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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-$65
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
41.7% Average
SC Int 68.9
SC Float 60.7
SC Mixed 63.6
52% 64.4 Pts
QC Int 202
QC Float 182
QC Mixed 200
44% 195 Pts
MC Int 268
MC Float 232
MC Mixed 274
39% 258 Pts
Poor: 33%
This bench: 41.7%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 380-$228
CLim: 1010 MHz, MLim: 1450 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 18.3.1
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
45.6% Average
Lighting 136
Reflection 132
Parallax 175
46% 148 fps
MRender 108
Gravity 121
Splatting 84.8
45% 105 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 45.6%
Great: 47%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$65
36GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 608ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
55.2% Above average
Read 430
Write 125
Mixed 158
52% 238 MB/s
4K Read 22.9
4K Write 57.2
4K Mixed 15.8
85% 32 MB/s
DQ Read 117
DQ Write 117
DQ Mixed 21.4
42% 85.3 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 55.2%
Great: 71%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$48
729GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
85.2% Excellent
Read 143
Write 154
Mixed 140
110% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.95
4K Write 1.55
4K Mixed 0.31
103% 0.94 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 85.2%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Patriot PSD38G16002 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
26.8% Poor
MC Read 9.4
MC Write 8.5
MC Mixed 8.4
25% 8.77 GB/s
SC Read 7
SC Write 6.1
SC Mixed 7.3
19% 6.8 GB/s
Latency 78.4
51% 78.4 ns
Poor: 18%
This bench: 26.8%
Great: 34%
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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 12,803 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $69

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $488
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