Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 60.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics50.3% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive83% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
11 months ago, 11 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130408
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 07:01
Run Duration313 Seconds
Run User MEX-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (55th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD FX-6300-$53
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 4.5 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
60.1% Good
SC Int 90.8
SC Float 79.8
SC Mixed 83.7
68% 84.8 Pts
QC Int 299
QC Float 277
QC Mixed 302
66% 293 Pts
MC Int 409
MC Float 363
MC Mixed 388
58% 386 Pts
Poor: 34%
This bench: 60.1%
Great: 56%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 480-$280
Asus(1043 04FD) ≥ 4GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 22.19.662.4
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
50.3% Above average
Lighting 147
Reflection 168
Parallax 212
53% 176 fps
MRender 138
Gravity 93.1
Splatting 124
48% 118 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 50.3%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel SSDSC2BA200G3 200GB
129GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5DV12270 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
83% Excellent
Read 404
Write 370
Mixed 400
87% 391 MB/s
4K Read 30.6
4K Write 62.6
4K Mixed 32.4
121% 41.9 MB/s
DQ Read 168
DQ Write 152
DQ Mixed 79.5
82% 133 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 83%
Great: 97%
Kingston SSDNow V300 60GB-$90
47GB free
Firmware: 603ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
54% Above average
Read 431
Write 66.2
Mixed 115
44% 204 MB/s
4K Read 28.7
4K Write 65.2
4K Mixed 16.2
99% 36.7 MB/s
DQ Read 101
DQ Write 78.3
DQ Mixed 28.9
38% 69.4 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 54%
Great: 68%
WD Purple 2TB (2014)-$67
848GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
68.7% Good
Read 120
Write 120
Mixed 104
86% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 2.01
4K Mixed 0.23
80% 0.88 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 68.7%
Great: 85%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$42
370GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
74.9% Very good
Read 134
Write 127
Mixed 136
100% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 1.88
4K Mixed 0.21
80% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 74.9%
Great: 106%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$35
252GB free
Firmware: 17.01H17 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
56.1% Above average
Read 97.5
Write 97.7
Mixed 95.9
73% 97 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 1.72
4K Mixed 0.42
110% 0.96 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 56.1%
Great: 71%
SanDisk Cruzer Blade 8GB
3GB free, PID 5567
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
11.3% Very poor
Read 22.1
Write 7.54
Mixed 12.1
15% 13.9 MB/s
4K Read 4.29
4K Write 1.77
4K Mixed 1.26
119% 2.44 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 11.3%
Great: 13%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Adata Kingston 9905402-544.A DDR3 1600 16GB
667, 800, 667, 800 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
46.1% Average
MC Read 18.7
MC Write 14.5
MC Mixed 15.4
46% 16.2 GB/s
SC Read 10.8
SC Write 8.7
SC Mixed 12.6
31% 10.7 GB/s
Latency 66.6
60% 66.6 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 46.1%
Great: 47%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-970A-DS3P Builds (Compare 14,632 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $75

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $348
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