Gigabyte GA-EP35-DS4

Performance Results

Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop 33%
Sail boat
Workstation 18%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 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 31.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics3.9% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive48.2% 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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-EP35-DS4  (all builds)
Memory3.2 GB free of 6 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20090619
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 07:09
Run Duration227 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing below expectations (34th 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 Q9650-$100
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
31.6% Below average
SC Int 69.4
SC Float 41.9
SC Mixed 53.3
44% 54.9 Pts
QC Int 212
QC Float 121
QC Mixed 148
36% 160 Pts
MC Int 200
MC Float 131
MC Mixed 157
25% 163 Pts
Poor: 29%
This bench: 31.6%
Great: 50%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 220
Gigabyte(1458 34D6) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 342.1
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
3.9% Terrible
Lighting 12
Reflection 15.6
Parallax 5.2
3% 10.9 fps
MRender 14.6
Gravity 8.7
Splatting 10.1
5% 11.1 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 3.9%
Great: 4%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$138
4GB 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
48.2% Average
Read 250
Write 172
Mixed 176
44% 199 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 38.6
4K Mixed 14.8
90% 28.8 MB/s
DQ Read 34.8
DQ Write 40.6
DQ Mixed 14.9
18% 30.1 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 48.2%
Great: 109%
Samsung HD322HJ 320GB-$44
49GB free
Firmware: 1AC01118 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
39.4% Below average
Read 66.7
Write 70.2
Mixed 71.4
52% 69.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 1.87
4K Mixed 0.53
122% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 39.4%
Great: 64%
Kingston DataTraveler 100 G3 USB 3.0 16GB-$7
2GB free, PID 1666
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
8.8% Terrible
Read 33.2
Write 11.6
Mixed 14.8
21% 19.9 MB/s
4K Read 5.8
4K Write 0.03
4K Mixed 0.5
40% 2.11 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 8.8%
Great: 25%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 3x2GB
3 of 4 slots used
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
18.7% Very poor
MC Read 5.6
MC Write 6.2
MC Mixed 5.6
17% 5.8 GB/s
SC Read 4.2
SC Write 5
SC Mixed 5.4
14% 4.87 GB/s
Latency 89.9
44% 89.9 ns
Poor: 14%
This bench: 18.7%
Great: 59%
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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-DS4 Builds (Compare 211 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop 31%
Sail boat
Workstation 20%

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-EP35-DS4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $285
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