Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 57%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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 63.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics6.28% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
2 years ago, 2 years ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory2.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160226
Uptime2.3 Days
Run DateMay 20 '19 at 01:35
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing as expected (47th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-6300-$80
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
63.1% Good
Memory 84.7
1-Core 71.3
2-Core 130
60% 95.4 Pts
4-Core 230
8-Core 308
35% 269 Pts
64-Core 310
21% 310 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 63.1%
Great: 68%
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: 18.2.2
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
6.28% Terrible
Lighting 8.07
Reflection 8.77
Parallax 10.3
6% 9.04 fps
MRender 7.67
Gravity 7.37
Splatting 8.3
6% 7.78 fps
Poor: 7%
This bench: 6.28%
Great: 9%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$32
67GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 02.01A02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 75 74 86 102 105 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
62.2% Good
Read 130
Write 123
Mixed 62.3
SusWrite 86.7
74% 100 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1.1
211% 1.5 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 62.2%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CT51264BA160B CT51264BD160B 8GB
800, 800 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
46.5% Average
MC Read 19.6
MC Write 13.3
MC Mixed 17.1
48% 16.7 GB/s
SC Read 9.4
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 12.7
29% 10.2 GB/s
Latency 72.3
55% 72.3 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 46.5%
Great: 47%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical GA-970A-DS3P Builds (Compare 18,048 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $149

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $464
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