Gigabyte GA-P55A-UD5

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 55.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics34.4% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 Drive48.9% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-P55A-UD5  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20100804
Uptime1.6 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 11:22
Run Duration121 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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 Core i7 860-$280
Socket 1156, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
55.4% Above average
SC Int 81.6
SC Float 89
SC Mixed 84.9
68% 85.2 Pts
QC Int 243
QC Float 270
QC Mixed 264
59% 259 Pts
MC Int 350
MC Float 386
MC Mixed 371
55% 369 Pts
Poor: 35%
This bench: 55.4%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 950-$170
CLim: 1468 MHz, MLim: 1652 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
34.4% Below average
Lighting 111
Reflection 87.5
Parallax 97.1
33% 98.6 fps
MRender 77.3
Gravity 97.1
Splatting 74.1
36% 82.8 fps
Poor: 27%
This bench: 34.4%
Great: 37%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$207
82GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
48.9% Average
Read 263
Write 178
Mixed 184
46% 209 MB/s
4K Read 19.1
4K Write 37.7
4K Mixed 14.4
68% 23.8 MB/s
DQ Read 198
DQ Write 131
DQ Mixed 63.5
75% 131 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 48.9%
Great: 117%
OCZ Vertex 3 240GB-$240
5GB free
Firmware: 2.25 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below potential (12th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
52.6% Above average
Read 264
Write 230
Mixed 232
54% 242 MB/s
4K Read 14
4K Write 50.8
4K Mixed 14.2
66% 26.3 MB/s
DQ Read 187
DQ Write 184
DQ Mixed 57.5
78% 143 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 52.6%
Great: 84%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
42.9% Average
MC Read 16.3
MC Write 14.2
MC Mixed 11.7
40% 14.1 GB/s
SC Read 12.3
SC Write 12.8
SC Mixed 13.2
36% 12.8 GB/s
Latency 58.6
68% 58.6 ns
Poor: 22%
This bench: 42.9%
Great: 61%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-P55A-UD5 Builds (Compare 95 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-P55A-UD5

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $365
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