Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 37%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 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 41.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics0.48% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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
6 months ago, 6 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory4.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160226
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 15 '19 at 21:09
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-6300-$90
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
41.4% Average
1-Core 72.9
2-Core 138
50% 105 Pts
4-Core 236
8-Core 314
36% 275 Pts
64-Core 320
22% 320 Pts
Poor: 28%
This bench: 41.4%
Great: 46%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
EVGA(3842 2968) 2GB
CLim: 1719 MHz, MLim: 1970 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 425.31
Relative performance (0th percentile)
0.48% Terrible
Lighting 3.5
Reflection 12.6
Parallax 2.1
1% 6.07 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 0.48%
Great: 36%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$37
766GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 128 80 62 69 81 84 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
74.5% Very good
Read 175
Write 171
Mixed 106
SusWrite 83.9
99% 134 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.2
233% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 74.5%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CL11-11-11 D3 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
44.2% Average
MC Read 19.4
MC Write 12.6
MC Mixed 14.6
44% 15.5 GB/s
SC Read 10
SC Write 8.2
SC Mixed 12.1
29% 10.1 GB/s
Latency 68.9
58% 68.9 ns
Poor: 25%
This bench: 44.2%
Great: 50%
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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 24,870 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $75

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 43% - Average Total price: $399
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