Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (23rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 77 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 a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 31.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Boot Drive48.2% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory14GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 14GB 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.
Very high background CPU (53%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory10.8 GB free of 14 GB @ 0.8 GHz
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160226
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 17:34
Run Duration90 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 53%

 PC Performing below expectations (23rd 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-6350 Six-Core-$209
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
31.5% Below average
SC Int 49.1
SC Float 42.1
SC Mixed 42.3
36% 44.5 Pts
QC Int 165
QC Float 147
QC Mixed 148
35% 153 Pts
MC Int 303
MC Float 291
MC Mixed 324
46% 306 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 31.5%
Great: 57%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow UV400 120GB-$31
49GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 0C3J96R9 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
48.2% Average
Read 452
Write 185
Mixed 172
59% 270 MB/s
4K Read 19.6
4K Write 25.8
4K Mixed 8.58
54% 18 MB/s
DQ Read 98.3
DQ Write 38.9
DQ Mixed 19.4
27% 52.2 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 48.2%
Great: 81%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$39
299GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
88.2% Excellent
Read 176
Write 132
Mixed 154
116% 154 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 2.23
4K Mixed 0.31
102% 1.06 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 88.2%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown SLZ302G08-GGN SLA302G08-GGN 14GB
800, 800, 800, 800 MHz
2048, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
39% Below average
MC Read 16
MC Write 12.8
MC Mixed 14.3
41% 14.4 GB/s
SC Read 9
SC Write 4.7
SC Mixed 4.9
18% 6.2 GB/s
Latency 81.2
49% 81.2 ns
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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 13,460 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 30%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $68

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $463
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