Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 47.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics22.8% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory4.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.9 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130408
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateFeb 13 '18 at 23:03
Run Duration87 Seconds
Run User ARG-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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-$59
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
47.9% Average
SC Int 78.5
SC Float 67.3
SC Mixed 71.3
58% 72.4 Pts
QC Int 241
QC Float 162
QC Mixed 235
48% 213 Pts
MC Int 288
MC Float 276
MC Mixed 289
43% 284 Pts
Poor: 36%
This bench: 47.9%
Great: 58%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750 Ti-$110
Asus(1043 84DD) 2GB
CLim: 1398 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
22.8% Poor
Lighting 67.8
Reflection 46.3
Parallax 67.5
21% 60.5 fps
MRender 54.1
Gravity 71
Splatting 40.8
24% 55.3 fps
Poor: 19%
This bench: 22.8%
Great: 25%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$42
243GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS2OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
94.6% Outstanding
Read 159
Write 171
Mixed 28.1
86% 119 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 1.77
4K Mixed 0.19
82% 0.88 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 94.6%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C10 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 933 MHz
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
33% Below average
MC Read 12.4
MC Write 10.1
MC Mixed 10.1
31% 10.9 GB/s
SC Read 8.3
SC Write 6.7
SC Mixed 9.8
24% 8.27 GB/s
Latency 66
61% 66 ns
Poor: 21%
This bench: 33%
Great: 35%
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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 12,703 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $70

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $349
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