Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P FX

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 68.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics3.42% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive58.5% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 11 years and 11 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P FX  (all builds)
Memory1.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20170713
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 03 '18 at 15:36
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User HUN-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (50th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-8300-$168
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
68.6% Good
Memory 89.7
1-Core 77.8
2-Core 147
66% 105 Pts
4-Core 258
8-Core 448
44% 353 Pts
64-Core 448
30% 448 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 68.6%
Great: 70%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 710
MSI(1462 8C93) 2GB
CLim: 954 MHz, MLim: 400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 376.9
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
3.42% Terrible
Lighting 4.47
Reflection 4.31
Parallax 4.16
4% 4.31 fps
MRender 4.14
Gravity 3.9
Splatting 6.17
3% 4.74 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.42%
Great: 4%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX930 240GB-$80
138GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.9E Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
58.5% Above average
Read 306
Write 358
Mixed 229
66% 298 MB/s
4K Read 18.3
4K Write 56.4
4K Mixed 13.5
75% 29.4 MB/s
DQ Read 21.9
DQ Write 84.1
DQ Mixed 14.9
22% 40.3 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 58.5%
Great: 113%
WD Blue 320GB (2010)-$40
51GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
40.1% Average
Read 69.8
Write 69.5
Mixed 71.9
53% 70.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.3
94% 0.94 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 40.1%
Great: 61%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1600C10D3/ KHX1600C9D3/4 8GB
800, 800 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
46.3% Average
MC Read 20.1
MC Write 14.5
MC Mixed 14.7
47% 16.4 GB/s
SC Read 11
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 11.4
29% 10.2 GB/s
Latency 67.6
59% 67.6 ns
Poor: 25%
This bench: 46.3%
Great: 46%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-970A-DS3P FX Builds (Compare 1,775 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 21%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P FX

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $280
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