Gigabyte GA-EP35-DS3L

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 24%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 31%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 33.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics29.2% 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 Drive30.1% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-EP35-DS3L  (all builds)
Memory4.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20090619
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 07:52
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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 Q9300-$96
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
33.9% Below average
SC Int 61
SC Float 35.4
SC Mixed 45.4
38% 47.3 Pts
QC Int 242
QC Float 141
QC Mixed 178
43% 187 Pts
MC Int 241
MC Float 137
MC Mixed 178
28% 186 Pts
Poor: 25%
This bench: 33.9%
Great: 40%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 660-$170
Asus(1043 8422) 2GB
CLim: 1241 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
29.2% Poor
Lighting 75.2
Reflection 62.4
Parallax 102
26% 79.7 fps
MRender 70.7
Gravity 88.2
Splatting 58.4
31% 72.4 fps
Poor: 26%
This bench: 29.2%
Great: 31%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Patriot Blast 120GB
17GB free
Firmware: SAFM11.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below potential (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
30.1% Below average
Read 142
Write 124
Mixed 141
30% 135 MB/s
4K Read 18.9
4K Write 27.4
4K Mixed 7.22
52% 17.8 MB/s
DQ Read 22.1
DQ Write 60.2
DQ Mixed 20.8
22% 34.3 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 30.1%
Great: 79%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$49
14GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
54.9% Above average
Read 99.8
Write 91.7
Mixed 101
74% 97.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 0.94
4K Mixed 0.21
67% 0.59 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 54.9%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x2GB
4 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
21.5% Poor
MC Read 7.2
MC Write 6.6
MC Mixed 6.4
19% 6.73 GB/s
SC Read 5.7
SC Write 6.3
SC Mixed 6
17% 6 GB/s
Latency 87.5
46% 87.5 ns
Poor: 15%
This bench: 21.5%
Great: 44%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-EP35-DS3L Builds (Compare 190 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 27%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-EP35-DS3L

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 39% - Below average Total price: $165
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