Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
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 47.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics115% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive65.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
High background CPU (30%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130408
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 07 '17 at 14:16
Run Duration148 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 30%

 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-6300-$70
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
47.7% Average
SC Int 75.6
SC Float 67.6
SC Mixed 71.8
57% 71.7 Pts
QC Int 229
QC Float 212
QC Mixed 229
51% 223 Pts
MC Int 330
MC Float 285
MC Mixed 325
47% 313 Pts
Poor: 37%
This bench: 47.7%
Great: 58%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$490
Device(0000 0000) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Lighting 188
Reflection 388
Parallax 454
88% 343 fps
MRender 245
Gravity 421
Splatting 257
135% 308 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 115%
Great: 143%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 1TB-$238
630GB free
Firmware: M0CR040 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
47.8% Average
Read 295
Write 255
Mixed 172
53% 241 MB/s
4K Read 19.8
4K Write 34.3
4K Mixed 11.8
63% 22 MB/s
DQ Read 20.7
DQ Write 58.4
DQ Mixed 12.6
17% 30.6 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 47.8%
Great: 88%
Crucial BX100 500GB-$153
276GB free
Firmware: MU02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
65.7% Good
Read 392
Write 351
Mixed 336
80% 360 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 62.3
4K Mixed 14.9
91% 34.3 MB/s
DQ Read 26.7
DQ Write 61.5
DQ Mixed 15.4
20% 34.5 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 65.7%
Great: 107%
Crucial MX300 525GB-$130
242GB free
Firmware: M0CR031 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
47.5% Average
Read 290
Write 253
Mixed 195
55% 246 MB/s
4K Read 19.8
4K Write 33.9
4K Mixed 11.8
63% 21.8 MB/s
DQ Read 23.3
DQ Write 58.1
DQ Mixed 12.4
18% 31.3 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 47.5%
Great: 87%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 667 MHz
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
43.9% Average
MC Read 17.8
MC Write 13.4
MC Mixed 15.5
44% 15.6 GB/s
SC Read 9.9
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 11.3
28% 9.9 GB/s
Latency 72.8
55% 72.8 ns
Poor: 27%
This bench: 43.9%
Great: 57%
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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 6,703 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 - $59

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $394
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