Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (30th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 70 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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 54.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics29.5% 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 Drive36.8% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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 VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
Very high background CPU (37%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory8.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150601
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 25 '22 at 10:49
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 37%

 PC Performing below expectations (30th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-4350-$118
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.15 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
54.8% Above average
Memory 81.8
1-Core 63.7
2-Core 115
55% 87 Pts
4-Core 165
8-Core 164
22% 164 Pts
64-Core 176
11% 176 Pts
Poor: 45%
This bench: 54.8%
Great: 64%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
MSI(1462 3201) 2GB
CLim: 1392 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 516.94
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
29.5% Poor
Lighting 37.5
Reflection 40.1
Parallax 35.8
30% 37.8 fps
MRender 34.5
Gravity 35.6
Splatting 31
29% 33.7 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 29.5%
Great: 36%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 480GB-$185
88GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 605ABBF2
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 202 154 166 109 123 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
36.8% Below average
Read 163
Write 225
Mixed 173
SusWrite 153
40% 178 MB/s
4K Read 15.8
4K Write 13.6
4K Mixed 12.7
47% 14 MB/s
DQ Read 197
DQ Write 91.5
DQ Mixed 104
88% 131 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 36.8%
Great: 65%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$29
469GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 168 172 172 173 172 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
97.6% Outstanding
Read 171
Write 160
Mixed 96.2
SusWrite 169
109% 149 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1.1
224% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 97.6%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 933 MHz
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
45.8% Average
MC Read 20.3
MC Write 12.1
MC Mixed 17
47% 16.5 GB/s
SC Read 9.4
SC Write 8.2
SC Mixed 13.1
29% 10.2 GB/s
Latency 77.3
52% 77.3 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 45.8%
Great: 54%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 41 19 60 27" 1280 720 GSM5758 M2362D
Typical GA-970A-DS3P Builds (Compare 2,429 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 22%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $149

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $417
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