Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 50%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 52.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics72.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent 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.
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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory15.2 GB free of 20 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141229
Uptime4.1 Days
Run DateMay 30 '18 at 04:03
Run Duration181 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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 above expectations (75th percentile)
52.3% Above average
SC Int 81.7
SC Float 70.3
SC Mixed 75.3
61% 75.8 Pts
QC Int 266
QC Float 230
QC Mixed 256
57% 251 Pts
MC Int 370
MC Float 316
MC Mixed 364
53% 350 Pts
Poor: 38%
This bench: 52.3%
Great: 57%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$230
Device(0000 0000) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 397.93
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
72.3% Very good
Lighting 221
Reflection 196
Parallax 208
67% 209 fps
MRender 153
Gravity 212
Splatting 170
76% 178 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 72.3%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS1311 120GB-$50
70GB free
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
52.2% Above average
Read 369
Write 266
Mixed 265
67% 300 MB/s
4K Read 24
4K Write 38.5
4K Mixed 9.27
69% 23.9 MB/s
DQ Read 26.7
DQ Write 41.5
DQ Mixed 8.45
14% 25.6 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 52.2%
Great: 91%
WD Purple 1TB (2014)-$55
817GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
72.9% Very good
Read 128
Write 126
Mixed 120
94% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 1.31
4K Mixed 0.26
72% 0.68 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 72.9%
Great: 87%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 1TB (2016)-$70
671GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
67.7% Good
Read 87.4
Write 147
Mixed 106
85% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 5.37
4K Mixed 0.41
171% 2.14 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 67.7%
Great: 111%
Hitachi HDT725032VLA380 320GB-$36
290GB free
Firmware: V54OA52A Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
38.8% Below average
Read 68.2
Write 66.7
Mixed 46.8
45% 60.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 1.75
4K Mixed 0.35
99% 0.92 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 38.8%
Great: 40%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMY16GX3M2A24 CMY16GX3M2A24 1600 CL11 Ser 20GB
667, 667, 800 MHz
8192, 8192, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
35.9% Below average
MC Read 13.5
MC Write 10.9
MC Mixed 11.6
34% 12 GB/s
SC Read 9.9
SC Write 8.5
SC Mixed 10.7
28% 9.7 GB/s
Latency 70.1
57% 70.1 ns
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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 14,668 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: 65% - Good Total price: $350
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