Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P FX

Performance Results

Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop 55%
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics3.24% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive59.5% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Very high background CPU (57%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P FX  (all builds)
Memory1.8 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 14:52
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User HUN-User
Background CPU 57%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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% Good
Memory 87.5
1-Core 66.2
2-Core 127
60% 93.7 Pts
4-Core 242
8-Core 434
42% 338 Pts
64-Core 448
30% 448 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 66%
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)
3.24% Terrible
Lighting 13.4
Reflection 11.3
Parallax 13.3
4% 12.7 fps
MRender 8.8
Gravity 11.7
Splatting 14.2
3% 11.6 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.24%
Great: 4%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX930 240GB-$80
135GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.9E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 358 337 309 309 309 235 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
59.5% Above average
Read 239
Write 396
Mixed 245
SusWrite 310
68% 297 MB/s
4K Read 18.3
4K Write 62.1
4K Mixed 24.8
92% 35.1 MB/s
DQ Read 20.6
DQ Write 97.7
DQ Mixed 32.1
33% 50.1 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 59.5%
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 (19th percentile)
34.9% Below average
Read 62.8
Write 61
Mixed 47.7
SusWrite 58.3
42% 57.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.8
149% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 20%
This bench: 34.9%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1600C10D3/ KHX1600C9D3/4 8GB
800, 800 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
45.8% Average
MC Read 20.2
MC Write 14.6
MC Mixed 14.3
47% 16.4 GB/s
SC Read 9.6
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 11.4
28% 9.83 GB/s
Latency 70.1
57% 70.1 ns
Poor: 25%
This bench: 45.8%
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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