Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
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%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics31.3% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive71.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160226
Uptime4 Days
Run DateNov 30 '19 at 21:15
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU4%

 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 (86th percentile)
46% Average
1-Core 75.2
2-Core 140
51% 108 Pts
4-Core 238
8-Core 322
36% 280 Pts
64-Core 307
21% 307 Pts
Poor: 32%
This bench: 46%
Great: 49%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 441.41
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
31.3% Below average
Lighting 122
Reflection 83.1
Parallax 121
32% 109 fps
MRender 78.5
Gravity 115
Splatting 86.4
31% 93.4 fps
Poor: 29%
This bench: 31.3%
Great: 34%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS900 240GB-$30
115GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS900612
SusWrite @10s intervals: 321 277 63 67 62 63 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
71.6% Very good
Read 427
Write 276
Mixed 295
SusWrite 142
64% 285 MB/s
4K Read 29.7
4K Write 72.5
4K Mixed 27.3
118% 43.2 MB/s
DQ Read 229
DQ Write 229
DQ Mixed 159
139% 206 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 71.6%
Great: 99%
WD WD10EURX 1TB-$43
923GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 141 143 143 143 142 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
87.2% Excellent
Read 162
Write 138
Mixed 75
SusWrite 142
94% 129 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
208% 1.53 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 87.2%
Great: 87%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$37
697GB free
Firmware: CC46
SusWrite @10s intervals: 153 151 150 151 152 153 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
85.6% Excellent
Read 147
Write 134
Mixed 80.5
SusWrite 152
94% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.8
159% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 85.6%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron ST102464BA160 16GB
800, 800 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
47.6% Average
MC Read 20.3
MC Write 13.4
MC Mixed 17.4
49% 17 GB/s
SC Read 10.3
SC Write 8.4
SC Mixed 13.2
30% 10.6 GB/s
Latency 72.5
55% 72.5 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 47.6%
Great: 48%
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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 28,077 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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