Gigabyte GA-945GZM-S2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop 22%
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 18.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very poor.
Graphics1.27% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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 9 years and 2 months 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-945GZM-S2  (all builds)
Memory2 GB free of 4 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20070426
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 16 '18 at 19:59
Run Duration368 Seconds
Run User RUS-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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 Pentium Dual E2200-$29
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
18.3% Very poor
SC Int 58.9
SC Float 27.9
SC Mixed 37.7
33% 41.5 Pts
QC Int 118
QC Float 55.4
QC Mixed 75.4
19% 82.9 Pts
MC Int 119
MC Float 55.6
MC Mixed 76.2
13% 83.6 Pts
Poor: 8%
This bench: 18.3%
Great: 18%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
ATI Radeon HD 4300
Gigabyte(1458 21AC) 512MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.1100
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
1.27% Terrible
Lighting 4.6
Reflection 6.6
Parallax 4.4
1% 5.2 fps
MRender 3
Gravity 2.3
Splatting 3.3
1% 2.87 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.27%
Great: 1%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD WD8000AARS-00Y5B1 800GB
715GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
37.3% Below average
Read 75.9
Write 53.8
Mixed 42.6
43% 57.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.52
4K Mixed 0.21
80% 0.81 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 37.3%
Great: 56%
StoreJet Transcend 1TB
238GB free, PID 2329
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
13.7% Very poor
Read 32.5
Write 26.2
Mixed 28.6
36% 29.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.05
4K Mixed 0.28
47% 0.58 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 13.7%
Great: 21%
JetFlash Transcend 16GB
9GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
3.85% Terrible
Read 17.6
Write 5.01
Mixed 3.32
8% 8.63 MB/s
4K Read 0.84
4K Write 0.003
4K Mixed 0.002
3% 0.28 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 3.85%
Great: 26%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x2GB
2 of 2 slots used
Performing below potential (31st percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
14.5% Very poor
MC Read 5.3
MC Write 3.6
MC Mixed 3.8
12% 4.23 GB/s
SC Read 4.5
SC Write 3.9
SC Mixed 4.3
12% 4.23 GB/s
Latency 102
39% 102 ns
Poor: 10%
This bench: 14.5%
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-945GZM-S2 Builds (Compare 89 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop 22%
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-945GZM-S2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 36% - Below average Total price: $29
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