Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 46.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics5.06% 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 Drive54.1% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory4GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and although it's sufficient for most games, some will benefit from up to 8GB of RAM. 4GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory2.5 GB free of 4 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141229
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 25 '19 at 00:02
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
46.9% Average
1-Core 76.8
2-Core 144
52% 111 Pts
4-Core 241
8-Core 326
37% 284 Pts
64-Core 332
22% 332 Pts
Poor: 32%
This bench: 46.9%
Great: 49%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce 9800 GT
Gigabyte(1458 34D0) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 341.74
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
5.06% Terrible
Lighting 25.4
Reflection 22.2
Parallax 9.1
7% 18.9 fps
MRender 9.3
Gravity 19.4
Splatting 12.4
5% 13.7 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.06%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS900 240GB-$30
202GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900B12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 204 191 193 189 195 199 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
54.1% Above average
Read 307
Write 207
Mixed 208
SusWrite 195
51% 229 MB/s
4K Read 25.9
4K Write 40.4
4K Mixed 19.6
86% 28.6 MB/s
DQ Read 55.5
DQ Write 131
DQ Mixed 181
113% 123 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 54.1%
Great: 99%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT351U6EFR8C 1x4GB
1 of 4 slots used
4GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
32.5% Below average
MC Read 11.3
MC Write 10.3
MC Mixed 9.6
30% 10.4 GB/s
SC Read 10.5
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 10.3
28% 9.7 GB/s
Latency 67.3
59% 67.3 ns
Poor: 21%
This bench: 32.5%
Great: 33%
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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 27,888 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $84

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 43% - Average Total price: $388
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