Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 44.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics15.2% 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 Drive45.8% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160226
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 11 '19 at 22:09
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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 above expectations (72nd percentile)
44.5% Average
1-Core 73.7
2-Core 121
47% 97.3 Pts
4-Core 233
8-Core 303
35% 268 Pts
64-Core 306
20% 306 Pts
Poor: 29%
This bench: 44.5%
Great: 49%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GT 1030
Gigabyte(1458 3767) 2GB
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 441.66
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
15.2% Very poor
Lighting 57.4
Reflection 40.1
Parallax 64.9
15% 54.1 fps
MRender 34.2
Gravity 57.5
Splatting 47.5
15% 46.4 fps
Poor: 13%
This bench: 15.2%
Great: 16%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 240GB-$32
176GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0105A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 310 47 68 53 23 59 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
45.8% Average
Read 465
Write 386
Mixed 396
SusWrite 93.4
75% 335 MB/s
4K Read 30.8
4K Write 10.2
4K Mixed 0.7
53% 13.9 MB/s
DQ Read 229
DQ Write 106
DQ Mixed 1.2
45% 112 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 45.8%
Great: 88%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
43.8% Average
MC Read 17.3
MC Write 13.3
MC Mixed 15.8
44% 15.5 GB/s
SC Read 10
SC Write 7.8
SC Mixed 12
28% 9.93 GB/s
Latency 71.1
56% 71.1 ns
Poor: 26%
This bench: 43.8%
Great: 53%
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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 29,997 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $92

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 44% - Average Total price: $447
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