Gigabyte GA-X79-UP4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 64.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics72.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at 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)
Memory9.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20121004
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 15:41
Run Duration105 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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 i7-3820-$400
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
64.3% Good
SC Int 94.5
SC Float 96.9
SC Mixed 96.9
77% 96.1 Pts
QC Int 297
QC Float 289
QC Mixed 307
68% 298 Pts
MC Int 412
MC Float 442
MC Mixed 453
65% 436 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 64.3%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$289
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
72.3% Very good
Lighting 226
Reflection 198
Parallax 210
68% 211 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 211
Splatting 168
75% 176 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 72.3%
Great: 78%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
681GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC4B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 81 77 86 80 88 82 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
50.1% Above average
Read 92
Write 87.3
Mixed 41.7
SusWrite 82.3
55% 75.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.5
113% 1 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 50.1%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F3 DDR3 1866 C9 4x4GB
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
90% Outstanding
MC Read 33.3
MC Write 38
MC Mixed 33.6
100% 35 GB/s
SC Read 15
SC Write 13.6
SC Mixed 12.3
39% 13.6 GB/s
Latency 62.6
64% 62.6 ns
Poor: 37%
This bench: 90%
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 1,519 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-X79-UP4 - $648

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 92% - Outstanding Total price: $1,509
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