Gigabyte GA-X48-DS4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 24%
Surfboard
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a relatively low single core score, this CPU can handle email, light web browsing and basic audio/video playback, but it will struggle to handle CPU intensive tasks. Finally, with a gaming score of 23.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is poor.
Graphics11.8% 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 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.
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 8 years and 0 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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-X48-DS4  (all builds)
Memory2.5 GB free of 4 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20080321
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 21 '17 at 16:49
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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 Quad Q6600-$100
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
23.6% Poor
SC Int 54.3
SC Float 26.9
SC Mixed 34.9
31% 38.7 Pts
QC Int 178
QC Float 84.6
QC Mixed 118
29% 127 Pts
MC Int 188
MC Float 89.8
MC Mixed 124
20% 134 Pts
Poor: 19%
This bench: 23.6%
Great: 35%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
ATI HD 4870
AMD(1002 0502) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.1100
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
11.8% Very poor
Lighting 41.7
Reflection 31.2
Parallax 32.2
11% 35 fps
MRender 21.2
Gravity 28.7
Splatting 39.5
13% 29.8 fps
Poor: 8%
This bench: 11.8%
Great: 13%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$60
878GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
61.7% Good
Read 120
Write 94.8
Mixed 10.9
54% 75.3 MB/s
4K Read 1.35
4K Write 1.01
4K Mixed 0.49
129% 0.95 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 61.7%
Great: 78%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$60
878GB free
Firmware: 05.00K05 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
70.4% Very good
Read 151
Write 94.8
Mixed 45.1
71% 96.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.91
4K Write 1.49
4K Mixed 0.45
115% 0.95 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 70.4%
Great: 78%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x2GB
2 of 4 slots used
4GB DIMM
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
17.2% Very poor
MC Read 6.6
MC Write 4.1
MC Mixed 4.8
15% 5.17 GB/s
SC Read 5
SC Write 4.7
SC Mixed 5.3
14% 5 GB/s
Latency 95.1
42% 95.1 ns
Poor: 11%
This bench: 17.2%
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-X48-DS4 Builds (Compare 68 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 33%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-X48-DS4

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