Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 17%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 50.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics10.3% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
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.
High background CPU (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory5.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1440 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160226
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 11:29
Run Duration83 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 28%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
50.2% Above average
SC Int 76.5
SC Float 59.7
SC Mixed 67.1
54% 67.8 Pts
QC Int 264
QC Float 231
QC Mixed 260
57% 252 Pts
MC Int 267
MC Float 281
MC Mixed 295
42% 281 Pts
Poor: 36%
This bench: 50.2%
Great: 56%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R7 250
MSI(1462 3011) 2GB
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 900 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 18.5.1
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
10.3% Very poor
Lighting 31
Reflection 29.2
Parallax 43.2
11% 34.5 fps
MRender 17
Gravity 29
Splatting 22.6
10% 22.9 fps
Poor: 9%
This bench: 10.3%
Great: 13%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$44
675GB free
Firmware: 02.01A02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
90.7% Outstanding
Read 158
Write 158
Mixed 150
117% 155 MB/s
4K Read 0.73
4K Write 2.39
4K Mixed 0.24
101% 1.12 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 90.7%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown V01L3LF4GB268 BLS4G3D1609DS 8GB
800, 800 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
48.9% Average
MC Read 21
MC Write 13.8
MC Mixed 17.7
50% 17.5 GB/s
SC Read 9.8
SC Write 8.6
SC Mixed 12.7
30% 10.4 GB/s
Latency 65.2
61% 65.2 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 12,026 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: 83% - Excellent Total price: $435
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