Gigabyte GA-EP45-DS3L

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 26%
Raft
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 30.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics3.16% 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.
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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-EP45-DS3L  (all builds)
Memory3 GB free of 6 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20080818
Uptime3.1 Days
Run DateJan 13 '19 at 02:43
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (55th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core2 Quad Q9300-$28
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.5 GHz, turbo 2.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
30.3% Below average
1-Core 43.2
2-Core 89.9
31% 66.6 Pts
4-Core 177
8-Core 176
24% 176 Pts
64-Core 176
12% 176 Pts
Poor: 22%
This bench: 30.3%
Great: 35%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 710
MSI(1462 8C93) 1GB
CLim: 954 MHz, MLim: 400 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
3.16% Terrible
Lighting 12.6
Reflection 11.1
Parallax 13.2
3% 12.3 fps
MRender 8
Gravity 11.6
Splatting 13.9
3% 11.2 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.16%
Great: 4%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Green 1TB (2010)-$60
39GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 51.0AB51
SusWrite @10s intervals: 26 33 33 47 66 69 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
33.5% Below average
Read 71.3
Write 71.8
Mixed 33.8
SusWrite 45.7
41% 55.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 0.3
4K Mixed 0.4
75% 0.43 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 33.5%
Great: 59%
Hitachi HDT722516DLA380 165GB-$32
6GB free
Firmware: V43OA96A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 59 61 60 60 60 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
34.7% Below average
Read 60.5
Write 59.6
Mixed 39
SusWrite 60
40% 54.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
172% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 34.7%
Great: 35%
SanDisk Cruzer 64GB
11GB free, PID 5530
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 5.2 10 12 11 12 12 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
16% Very poor
Read 32.3
Write 10
Mixed 9.3
SusWrite 10.4
17% 15.5 MB/s
4K Read 3.3
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 3.2
213% 3.07 MB/s
Poor: 6%
This bench: 16%
Great: 17%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 3x2GB
3 of 4 slots used
6GB DIMM
Performing below potential (30th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
19.6% Very poor
MC Read 6.3
MC Write 6.4
MC Mixed 5.8
18% 6.17 GB/s
SC Read 5.3
SC Write 6.5
SC Mixed 6.2
17% 6 GB/s
Latency 106
38% 106 ns
Poor: 14%
This bench: 19.6%
Great: 54%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-EP45-DS3L Builds (Compare 529 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 30%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 16%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-EP45-DS3L

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 18% - Very poor Total price: $104
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