Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (16th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 84 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 56.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics12.6% 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.
Very high background CPU (36%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory4.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160226
Uptime14.9 Days
Run DateNov 26 '21 at 05:17
Run Duration556 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 36%

 PC Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-6300-$90
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
56.3% Above average
Memory 68.9
1-Core 25.3
2-Core 43.1
34% 45.8 Pts
4-Core 246
8-Core 294
36% 270 Pts
64-Core 316
21% 316 Pts
Poor: 51%
This bench: 56.3%
Great: 68%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-$110
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 496.76
Relative performance (0th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
12.6% Very poor
Lighting 0.2
Reflection 33.3
Parallax 0.3
0% 11.3 fps
MRender 36.3
Gravity 33.2
Splatting 19.6
27% 29.7 fps
Poor: 25%
This bench: 12.6%
Great: 30%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$42
261GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 72 57 54 54 69 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
51.1% Above average
Read 113
Write 107
Mixed 24.6
SusWrite 64.3
56% 77.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.5
114% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 51.1%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F3 DDR3 1866 C10 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
25.4% Poor
MC Read 9
MC Write 8.5
MC Mixed 8.2
24% 8.57 GB/s
SC Read 8.4
SC Write 5.2
SC Mixed 6.6
19% 6.73 GB/s
Latency 104
38% 104 ns
Poor: 21%
This bench: 25.4%
Great: 35%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 65: 9R 5G 5B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
65% 21% 89 147 24 60 34.1" 1920 1080 GSM59F1 LG ULTRAWIDE
History: Score 56: 6R 5G 11B | Score 57: 6R 6G 9B | Score 52: 7R 3G 8B | Score 47: 7R 3G 3B | Score 66: 8R 5G 11B | Score 64: 7R 8G 5B | Score 50: 7R 4G 3B | Score 53: 7R 5G 3B | Score 70: 9R 7G 4B | Score 65: 9R 5G 5B
Typical GA-970A-DS3P Builds (Compare 16,187 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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