Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (42nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 58 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 light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 53.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics3.75% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive36.1% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3  (all builds)
Memory8.3 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit barev
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20120814
Uptime1.7 Days
Run DateFeb 19 '23 at 15:51
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing as expected (42nd percentile)

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

Processor BenchNormalHeavyServer
AMD FX-6100-$68
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
53.3% Above average
Memory 77.4
1-Core 53.7
2-Core 95.7
49% 75.6 Pts
4-Core 166
8-Core 198
24% 182 Pts
64-Core 196
12% 196 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 53.3%
Great: 60%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 440
Asus(1043 83B0) 1GB
CLim: 810 MHz, MLim: 450 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
3.75% Terrible
Lighting 4.5
Reflection 6.5
Parallax 1.6
4% 4.2 fps
MRender 6.3
Gravity 4.9
Splatting 3.7
4% 4.97 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.75%
Great: 4%
Drives BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
Apacer AS350 128GB
62GB free (System drive)
Firmware: S0807A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 21 31 23 26 27 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
36.1% Below average
Read 335
Write 67.2
Mixed 26.6
SusWrite 27.9
24% 114 MB/s
4K Read 24.1
4K Write 32.1
4K Mixed 11.8
69% 22.7 MB/s
DQ Read 28.6
DQ Write 15.2
DQ Mixed 0.5
6% 14.8 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 36.1%
Great: 92%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$70
174GB free
Firmware: CC38
SusWrite @10s intervals: 67 67 70 68 68 68 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
43% Average
Read 81.5
Write 91.1
Mixed 56.3
SusWrite 68.1
55% 74.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.9
154% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 43%
Great: 68%
Seagate ST3250410AS 250GB-$95
126GB free
Firmware: 3.AAC
SusWrite @10s intervals: 6.2 4.2 5.5 4.2 5.3 4.2 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 23% Great: 54%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
Unknown 12GB
null MHz
2048, 2048, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
42.9% Average
MC Read 17.1
MC Write 13.4
MC Mixed 15.7
44% 15.4 GB/s
SC Read 8.8
SC Write 8.2
SC Mixed 12.5
28% 9.83 GB/s
Latency 85.6
47% 85.6 ns
Poor: 20%
This bench: 42.9%
Great: 50%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-970A-DS3 Builds (Compare 350 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Very good Total price: $366
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