Gigabyte GA-EX38-DS4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 46.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics40% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive46.9% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory6GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 6GB 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-EX38-DS4  (all builds)
Memory3.9 GB free of 6 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20090424
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateDec 07 '17 at 23:21
Run Duration167 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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 Q9450-$61
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.15 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
46.6% Average
SC Int 84.4
SC Float 49.4
SC Mixed 62.6
52% 65.5 Pts
QC Int 332
QC Float 193
QC Mixed 245
58% 257 Pts
MC Int 333
MC Float 195
MC Mixed 245
39% 258 Pts
Poor: 27%
This bench: 46.6%
Great: 44%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD HD 7950-$290
Sapphire(174B 3000) 3GB
CLim: 925 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.11.4
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
40% Average
Lighting 125
Reflection 78.1
Parallax 167
43% 124 fps
MRender 59.7
Gravity 116
Splatting 85.2
38% 86.8 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 40%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 250GB-$186
45GB free
Firmware: DXT09B0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below potential (18th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
46.9% Average
Read 249
Write 117
Mixed 127
36% 164 MB/s
4K Read 25.1
4K Write 56.1
4K Mixed 12.9
84% 31.3 MB/s
DQ Read 154
DQ Write 88.2
DQ Mixed 29.2
46% 90.5 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 46.9%
Great: 78%
Toshiba DT01ABA300 3TB
2TB free
Firmware: MZ6OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5940 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
69.5% Good
Read 119
Write 123
Mixed 113
89% 118 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 1.97
4K Mixed 0.19
84% 0.92 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 69.5%
Great: 87%
Samsung HD400LD 400GB
50GB free
Firmware: WQ100-14 Max speed: UDMA 100 100 MB/s
!4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
24.9% Poor
Read 44.1
Write 42.4
Mixed 26.2
28% 37.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.15
4K Mixed 0.35
82% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 24.9%
Great: 40%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 6GB
null MHz
2048, 1024, 2048, 1024 MB
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
26.9% Poor
MC Read 8.8
MC Write 8.5
MC Mixed 8.3
24% 8.53 GB/s
SC Read 7.1
SC Write 8.4
SC Mixed 8.6
23% 8.03 GB/s
Latency 77.4
52% 77.4 ns
Poor: 13%
This bench: 26.9%
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-EX38-DS4 Builds (Compare 47 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 35%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 23%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-EX38-DS4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 36% - Below average Total price: $769
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