Gigabyte GA-EP35-DS3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 36%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 43.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics1.16% 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-EP35-DS3  (all builds)
Memory2.1 GB free of 6 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20080327
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 13 '19 at 05:38
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User CHN-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core2 Duo E8400-$22
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
43.4% Average
Memory 69.5
1-Core 50.4
2-Core 105
47% 74.9 Pts
4-Core 103
8-Core 105
14% 104 Pts
64-Core 102
7% 102 Pts
Poor: 34%
This bench: 43.4%
Great: 49%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce 8500 GT
Gigabyte(1458 344C) 512MB
Ram: 512MB, Driver: 341.92
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
1.16% Terrible
Lighting 4.3
Reflection 7.8
Parallax 1.6
1% 4.57 fps
MRender 7.1
Gravity 3
Splatting 5.2
1% 5.1 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.16%
Great: 1%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD WD2500YS-01SHB1 251GB
158GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 20.06C06
SusWrite @10s intervals: 42 43 47 53 52 52 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
25.8% Poor
Read 41.4
Write 40.5
Mixed 33.9
SusWrite 48
30% 41 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
160% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 25.8%
Great: 35%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 6GB
null MHz
2048, 1024, 2048, 1024 MB
Performing below potential (34th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
18.5% Very poor
MC Read 6.6
MC Write 6.3
MC Mixed 4.5
17% 5.8 GB/s
SC Read 5.5
SC Write 5.7
SC Mixed 4.6
15% 5.27 GB/s
Latency 103
39% 103 ns
Poor: 12%
This bench: 18.5%
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-EP35-DS3 Builds (Compare 673 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-EP35-DS3

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