Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P FX

Performance Results

Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop 56%
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 66.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics3.08% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive62.1% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 10 years and 11 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P FX  (all builds)
Memory1.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1152 x 864 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20170713
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 21 '18 at 14:19
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User HUN-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-8300-$130
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
66.3% Good
Memory 86.8
1-Core 66.9
2-Core 132
60% 95.2 Pts
4-Core 248
8-Core 425
42% 337 Pts
64-Core 437
29% 437 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 66.3%
Great: 71%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 710
MSI(1462 8C93) 2GB
CLim: 954 MHz, MLim: 400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 376.9
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
3.08% Terrible
Lighting 12.6
Reflection 10.7
Parallax 12.6
3% 12 fps
MRender 8.1
Gravity 11.2
Splatting 13.5
3% 10.9 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.08%
Great: 4%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX930 240GB-$80
134GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.9E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 332 338 303 310 310 236 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
62.1% Good
Read 222
Write 337
Mixed 242
SusWrite 305
63% 277 MB/s
4K Read 20.2
4K Write 65.3
4K Mixed 29.3
103% 38.3 MB/s
DQ Read 22.9
DQ Write 97
DQ Mixed 35.4
34% 51.8 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 62.1%
Great: 114%
WD Blue 320GB (2010)-$30
19GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 61 61 58 57 57 57 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
34.4% Below average
Read 61.2
Write 60.8
Mixed 47.8
SusWrite 58.3
42% 57 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
153% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 34.4%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1600C10D3/ KHX1600C9D3/4 8GB
800, 800 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
45.2% Average
MC Read 19.7
MC Write 14.4
MC Mixed 14.4
46% 16.2 GB/s
SC Read 9.8
SC Write 7.9
SC Mixed 11.1
27% 9.6 GB/s
Latency 70.6
57% 70.6 ns
Poor: 25%
This bench: 45.2%
Great: 46%
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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 FX Builds (Compare 4,216 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 35%
Sail boat
Desktop 64%
Workstation 49%

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P FX

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 53% - Above average Total price: $370
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