Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 51.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics45.7% 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 Drive76.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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.
Very high background CPU (38%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory4.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141229
Uptime1 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 12:19
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 38%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th 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-$55
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 4.2 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
51.8% Above average
SC Int 82.6
SC Float 73.1
SC Mixed 75.9
62% 77.2 Pts
QC Int 278
QC Float 254
QC Mixed 249
59% 261 Pts
MC Int 384
MC Float 330
MC Mixed 378
55% 364 Pts
Poor: 35%
This bench: 51.8%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 380-$228
CLim: 980 MHz, MLim: 1475 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.3.4
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
45.7% Average
Lighting 136
Reflection 132
Parallax 177
47% 149 fps
MRender 107
Gravity 121
Splatting 84.2
45% 104 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 45.7%
Great: 47%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Ssd2sc48 0G1CS2754D117-51 480GB
44GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CS21
SusWrite @10s intervals: 414 200 306 225 164 175 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
76.5% Very good
Read 458
Write 429
Mixed 24
SusWrite 247
64% 290 MB/s
4K Read 25.4
4K Write 31.1
4K Mixed 37.7
103% 31.4 MB/s
DQ Read 230
DQ Write 213
DQ Mixed 182
147% 208 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 76.5%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 667 MHz clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
50% Average
MC Read 21.2
MC Write 14.5
MC Mixed 17.6
51% 17.8 GB/s
SC Read 10.8
SC Write 8.6
SC Mixed 12.8
31% 10.7 GB/s
Latency 61.8
65% 61.8 ns
Poor: 26%
This bench: 50%
Great: 50%
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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 13,579 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 - $73

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