Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P FX

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (27th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 73 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 41.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
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.
Memory20GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 20GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 10 years and 4 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P FX  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 20 GB @ 0.7 GHz
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20170713
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 28 '19 at 21:44
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing below expectations (27th 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, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
41.9% Average
1-Core 72.6
2-Core 119
47% 95.7 Pts
4-Core 214
8-Core 218
29% 216 Pts
64-Core 206
14% 206 Pts
Poor: 30%
This bench: 41.9%
Great: 49%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD VelociRaptor 500GB-$65
232GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 04.06A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 118 154 118 138 144 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
57.4% Above average
Read 62.3
Write 61.6
Mixed 30.2
SusWrite 137
53% 72.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 4.1
4K Mixed 1.6
274% 2.07 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 57.4%
Great: 112%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 99U5474-028.A EWB8GB681PAE- 9905584-023.A 9905584-027.A 20GB
667, 800, 800, 800 MHz
4096, 8192, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
40.4% Average
MC Read 17.8
MC Write 9.9
MC Mixed 14.8
40% 14.2 GB/s
SC Read 9.4
SC Write 8.3
SC Mixed 10.7
27% 9.47 GB/s
Latency 76
53% 76 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 40.4%
Great: 42%
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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 3,394 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 31%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P FX

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $340
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