Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (40th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 60 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 60.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics31.2% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-970A-DS3P  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141031
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 19 '21 at 09:29
Run Duration290 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU 18%
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 PC Performing as expected (40th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
AMD FX-6300-$90
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
60.5% Good
Memory 80.3
1-Core 73.6
2-Core 124
59% 92.7 Pts
4-Core 222
8-Core 315
35% 269 Pts
64-Core 292
20% 292 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 60.5%
Great: 67%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 466.77
Performing below potential (69th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
31.2% Below average
Lighting 37.4
Reflection 41.6
Parallax 42.8
30% 40.6 fps
MRender 37.8
Gravity 40.5
Splatting 28.5
32% 35.6 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 31.2%
Great: 35%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$23
118GB free (System drive)
Firmware: KC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 55 71 58 83 88 96 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
26.6% Poor
Read 17.4
Write 37.3
Mixed 26.2
SusWrite 75.2
29% 39 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.6
94% 0.57 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 26.6%
Great: 78%
SanDisk Ultra 64GB
57GB free, PID null
SusWrite @10s intervals: 7.4 7.2 3.1 6 5.6 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
10.8% Very poor
Read 27.1
Write 4.7
Mixed 17.4
SusWrite 6.1
16% 13.8 MB/s
4K Read 2.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 1.8
126% 2.07 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 10.8%
Great: 38%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 4TB
2.5TB free, PID 0820
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 121 125 124 124 124 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
48.4% Average
Read 135
Write 136
Mixed 12.7
SusWrite 124
132% 102 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.4
35% 0.73 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 48.4%
Great: 53%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Transcend TS1GLK64V6H TS1GLK72W6H 16GB
800, 800 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
29.8% Poor
MC Read 10.4
MC Write 9.8
MC Mixed 8.8
28% 9.67 GB/s
SC Read 9.5
SC Write 8
SC Mixed 9.1
25% 8.87 GB/s
Latency 79.9
50% 79.9 ns

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

 SkillBench Score 57: 7R 7G 1B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
57% 14% 106 295 221 60 23.5" 1920 1080 SAM0D2C C24F390
History: Score 30: 4R 2G 4B | Score 53: 10R 0G 3B | Score 57: 7R 7G 1B
Typical GA-970A-DS3P Builds (Compare 15,090 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $149

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $463
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