Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 51.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics35.9% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive60.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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 (30%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory4.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150601
Uptime1.3 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 14:19
Run Duration150 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 30%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
51.8% Above average
SC Int 76.4
SC Float 68.6
SC Mixed 72.5
58% 72.5 Pts
QC Int 267
QC Float 233
QC Mixed 258
57% 253 Pts
MC Int 352
MC Float 287
MC Mixed 347
50% 329 Pts
Poor: 36%
This bench: 51.8%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 950-$170
EVGA(3842 2956) 2GB
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1652 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
35.9% Below average
Lighting 117
Reflection 91.6
Parallax 102
35% 104 fps
MRender 77.7
Gravity 102
Splatting 77.9
37% 86 fps
Poor: 27%
This bench: 35.9%
Great: 37%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk X110 128GB-$110
83GB free (System drive)
Firmware: X231600
SusWrite @10s intervals: 245 241 256 249 265 283 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
60.7% Good
Read 460
Write 268
Mixed 153
SusWrite 256
63% 284 MB/s
4K Read 21.7
4K Write 39.2
4K Mixed 17.6
76% 26.2 MB/s
DQ Read 120
DQ Write 45.6
DQ Mixed 38.3
40% 68.1 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 60.7%
Great: 80%
Toshiba MQ01ABF050 500GB-$32
465GB free
Firmware: AM0P3M
SusWrite @10s intervals: 94 89 93 94 95 97 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
57% Above average
Read 105
Write 94.7
Mixed 32.7
SusWrite 93.7
59% 81.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.5
102% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 57%
Great: 60%
SanDisk Ultra 64GB
26GB free, PID 5590
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 22 21 22 21 17 9.3 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
17.6% Very poor
Read 30
Write 23.3
Mixed 25
SusWrite 18.8
32% 24.3 MB/s
4K Read 3.7
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 3
208% 3.13 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 17.6%
Great: 55%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
44.3% Average
MC Read 19.1
MC Write 13.1
MC Mixed 14.6
45% 15.6 GB/s
SC Read 9.6
SC Write 8.4
SC Mixed 12
29% 10 GB/s
Latency 68.9
58% 68.9 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 44.3%
Great: 53%
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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 12,678 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: 78% - Very good Total price: $474
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