Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (23rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 77 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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.
Graphics32.5% 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 Drive53% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130408
Uptime2 Days
Run DateJul 13 '18 at 01:06
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing below expectations (23rd 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-6350 Six-Core-$199
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.9 GHz, turbo 3.85 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
47.9% Average
SC Int 72.9
SC Float 67.6
SC Mixed 72.7
57% 71.1 Pts
QC Int 163
QC Float 220
QC Mixed 232
46% 205 Pts
MC Int 322
MC Float 282
MC Mixed 294
45% 299 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 47.9%
Great: 56%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-$123
Gigabyte(1458 3765) 2GB
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
32.5% Below average
Lighting 98.8
Reflection 64.5
Parallax 97.1
30% 86.8 fps
MRender 78
Gravity 89.3
Splatting 72
34% 79.8 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 32.5%
Great: 37%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX100 256GB-$116
34GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 257 134 102 121 111 107 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
53% Above average
Read 284
Write 317
Mixed 229
SusWrite 139
54% 242 MB/s
4K Read 21.5
4K Write 52.8
4K Mixed 29.1
98% 34.5 MB/s
DQ Read 28.5
DQ Write 88.5
DQ Mixed 38.9
35% 52 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 53%
Great: 97%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
43.2% Average
MC Read 16.8
MC Write 13.6
MC Mixed 15.2
43% 15.2 GB/s
SC Read 9.3
SC Write 8.7
SC Mixed 11.6
28% 9.87 GB/s
Latency 70.8
56% 70.8 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 43.2%
Great: 93%
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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 13,798 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: $350
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