Gigabyte GA-EP45-DS3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 31%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 25.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics9.6% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive39.1% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
Memory4GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and although it's sufficient for most games, some will benefit from up to 8GB of RAM. 4GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a responsive system.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 7 years and 11 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-EP45-DS3  (all builds)
Memory2.2 GB free of 4 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20080723
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 27 '17 at 21:29
Run Duration207 Seconds
Run User HRV-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core2 Duo E8400-$20
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3 GHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
25.9% Poor
SC Int 72.8
SC Float 42.6
SC Mixed 54.2
45% 56.5 Pts
QC Int 144
QC Float 83.8
QC Mixed 105
25% 111 Pts
MC Int 137
MC Float 80.8
MC Mixed 106
16% 108 Pts
Poor: 17%
This bench: 25.9%
Great: 29%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
ATI HD 4870
Gigabyte(1458 21C0) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.3000
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
9.6% Terrible
Lighting 34.4
Reflection 25.1
Parallax 25.9
9% 28.5 fps
MRender 16.9
Gravity 23.2
Splatting 29.4
10% 23.2 fps
Poor: 8%
This bench: 9.6%
Great: 14%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 60GB-$60
15GB free
Firmware: 505ABBF1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
39.1% Below average
Read 207
Write 75.4
Mixed 112
29% 132 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 58.8
4K Mixed 11.5
84% 31.8 MB/s
DQ Read 20.8
DQ Write 73
DQ Mixed 7.22
17% 33.7 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 39.1%
Great: 58%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 500GB-$65
282GB free
Firmware: SD15 Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
50.4% Above average
Read 87.1
Write 88.4
Mixed 30.4
50% 68.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 1.52
4K Mixed 0.41
103% 0.88 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 50.4%
Great: 58%
SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 32GB-$13
25GB free, PID 5583
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
10.5% Very poor
Read 31.4
Write 6.75
Mixed 14.2
18% 17.4 MB/s
4K Read 3.67
4K Write 1.16
4K Mixed 0.74
78% 1.86 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 10.5%
Great: 40%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x2GB
2 of 4 slots used
4GB DIMM
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
21.5% Poor
MC Read 7.2
MC Write 6.5
MC Mixed 6.5
19% 6.73 GB/s
SC Read 6
SC Write 6.7
SC Mixed 6.9
19% 6.53 GB/s
Latency 93.5
43% 93.5 ns
Poor: 12%
This bench: 21.5%
Great: 43%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-EP45-DS3 Builds (Compare 258 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 34%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-EP45-DS3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $120
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