Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 28%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 50.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics26.5% 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 Drive47.1% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory4.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141229
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 30 '17 at 21:20
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User SVK-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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-$80
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
50.2% Above average
SC Int 81.9
SC Float 70.9
SC Mixed 75.1
61% 76 Pts
QC Int 256
QC Float 220
QC Mixed 244
54% 240 Pts
MC Int 329
MC Float 284
MC Mixed 323
47% 312 Pts
Poor: 39%
This bench: 50.2%
Great: 57%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R7 260X-$120
Gigabyte(1458 227B) 1GB
CLim: 1075 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 16.6
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
26.5% Poor
Lighting 78.5
Reflection 76.5
Parallax 98.3
26% 84.4 fps
MRender 48
Gravity 69.8
Splatting 72.6
27% 63.5 fps
Poor: 24%
This bench: 26.5%
Great: 30%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata Premier SP550 240GB-$74
57GB free
Firmware: O1203AB Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
47.1% Average
Read 337
Write 210
Mixed 199
55% 249 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 28.6
4K Mixed 9.62
67% 21.4 MB/s
DQ Read 27
DQ Write 47
DQ Mixed 9.29
15% 27.8 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 47.1%
Great: 78%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$56
764GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 190
Write 173
Mixed 176
135% 180 MB/s
4K Read 0.83
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.21
91% 0.95 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 104%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Team Team-Elite-16 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
47.9% Average
MC Read 20.5
MC Write 13.7
MC Mixed 17.3
49% 17.2 GB/s
SC Read 10.5
SC Write 8.8
SC Mixed 12.1
30% 10.5 GB/s
Latency 70.4
57% 70.4 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 47.9%
Great: 49%
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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 7,864 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $72

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $417
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