Gigabyte GA-X79-UP4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming 104%
Desktop 59%
Workstation 61%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 72.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics135% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-X79-UP4  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140319
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 05:39
Run Duration89 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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 i7-3930K-$600
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 5.6 GHz, turbo 6.1 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
72.1% Very good
SC Int 92.3
SC Float 91.3
SC Mixed 92.3
74% 92 Pts
QC Int 362
QC Float 367
QC Mixed 351
82% 360 Pts
MC Int 674
MC Float 703
MC Mixed 704
104% 694 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 72.1%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$550
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
135% Outstanding
Lighting 436
Reflection 400
Parallax 424
134% 420 fps
MRender 250
Gravity 423
Splatting 263
136% 312 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 135%
Great: 143%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 2TB
557GB free
Firmware: 1.0.
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
132% Outstanding
Read 244
Write 214
Mixed 170
156% 210 MB/s
4K Read 1.26
4K Write 2.67
4K Mixed 0.36
141% 1.43 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 132%
Great: 235%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F3 DDR3 1866 C9 4x4GB
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
95.3% Outstanding
MC Read 39.3
MC Write 38.4
MC Mixed 34.7
107% 37.5 GB/s
SC Read 15.7
SC Write 12.4
SC Mixed 11.8
38% 13.3 GB/s
Latency 65.2
61% 65.2 ns
Poor: 38%
This bench: 95.3%
Great: 106%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-X79-UP4 Builds (Compare 1,192 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 88%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation 54%

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-X79-UP4 - $648

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $1,575
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