Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P FX

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 34%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 38.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics78.8% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
5 months ago, 5 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P FX  (all builds)
Memory3.7 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170713
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateAug 20 '19 at 23:24
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
AMD FX-6300-$90
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
38.5% Below average
1-Core 57.2
2-Core 125
42% 91.1 Pts
4-Core 214
8-Core 230
30% 222 Pts
64-Core 182
12% 182 Pts
Poor: 32%
This bench: 38.5%
Great: 50%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$346
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
78.8% Very good
Lighting 299
Reflection 284
Parallax 291
79% 291 fps
MRender 204
Gravity 289
Splatting 229
79% 241 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 78.8%
Great: 85%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
39GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 63 44 73 79 82 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
53.4% Above average
Read 118
Write 82
Mixed 64.7
SusWrite 67.8
61% 83.2 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
174% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 53.4%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown EWB8GB681PAE- 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 800 MHz
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
29.4% Poor
MC Read 10.8
MC Write 9.8
MC Mixed 9.4
29% 10 GB/s
SC Read 6.5
SC Write 7.6
SC Mixed 7.2
20% 7.1 GB/s
Latency 85
47% 85 ns
Poor: 19%
This bench: 29.4%
Great: 32%
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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 FX Builds (Compare 3,633 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P FX

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