Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 46.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics65.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory4.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140221
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 07:16
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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-$60
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
46.9% Average
SC Int 79.8
SC Float 66.4
SC Mixed 64.9
56% 70.4 Pts
QC Int 190
QC Float 221
QC Mixed 238
49% 217 Pts
MC Int 307
MC Float 271
MC Mixed 290
44% 289 Pts
Poor: 36%
This bench: 46.9%
Great: 56%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1506 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 398.11
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
65.3% Good
Lighting 198
Reflection 175
Parallax 214
63% 196 fps
MRender 154
Gravity 186
Splatting 124
67% 155 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 65.3%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$117
120GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
87.5% Excellent
Read 494
Write 382
Mixed 405
95% 427 MB/s
4K Read 35.5
4K Write 53.5
4K Mixed 35.9
128% 41.7 MB/s
DQ Read 91.6
DQ Write 125
DQ Mixed 67.1
62% 94.6 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 87.5%
Great: 115%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$56
627GB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
78.5% Very good
Read 142
Write 132
Mixed 134
102% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 1.62
4K Mixed 0.14
67% 0.76 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 78.5%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
40.7% Average
MC Read 16.6
MC Write 12.9
MC Mixed 13.8
41% 14.4 GB/s
SC Read 7.8
SC Write 7.4
SC Mixed 9.8
24% 8.33 GB/s
Latency 70.9
56% 70.9 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 40.7%
Great: 54%
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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 11,975 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $70

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $470
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