Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 45%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 5%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 44.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics6.2% 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.
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 (69%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3  (all builds)
Memory5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140909
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateAug 06 '22 at 11:31
Run Duration147 Seconds
Run User LVA-User
Background CPU 69%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-4130 Quad-Core-$150
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.75 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
44.7% Average
Memory 68.3
1-Core 32.8
2-Core 97.8
42% 66.3 Pts
4-Core 126
8-Core 125
17% 125 Pts
64-Core 128
9% 128 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 44.7%
Great: 63%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon HD 6670
Asus(1043 03EA) 1GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.2401.0
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
6.2% Terrible
Lighting 8.3
Reflection 9.1
Parallax 7.1
7% 8.17 fps
MRender 8.7
Gravity 6.6
Splatting 7.5
6% 7.6 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 6.2%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HP S700 250GB-$40
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0704A1
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
Read 84.1
Mixed 30.6
12% 57.3 MB/s
4K Read 13.1
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 0.2
22% 5.5 MB/s
Poor: 32% Great: 100%
Kingston SSDNow V+200 Series 60GB
9GB free
Firmware: 502ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 45 72 66 42 52 66 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
27.4% Poor
Read 129
Write 45.7
Mixed 84
SusWrite 57
18% 78.8 MB/s
4K Read 11.4
4K Write 32
4K Mixed 15.3
54% 19.6 MB/s
DQ Read 27.9
DQ Write 66.2
DQ Mixed 29.7
28% 41.3 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 27.4%
Great: 80%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
26.7% Poor
MC Read 9.8
MC Write 8.2
MC Mixed 9.7
26% 9.23 GB/s
SC Read 5.3
SC Write 6.1
SC Mixed 8
18% 6.47 GB/s
Latency 106
38% 106 ns
Poor: 15%
This bench: 26.7%
Great: 65%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-970A-DS3 Builds (Compare 2,023 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 22%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 18%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3 - $149

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $406
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