Gigabyte GA-X79-UP4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 66%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics23.9% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (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.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-X79-UP4  (all builds)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140221
Uptime1.7 Days
Run DateMay 25 '19 at 13:39
Run Duration188 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing as expected (60th 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 i7-4820K-$330
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
66% Good
SC Int 96.4
SC Float 97.2
SC Mixed 90
76% 94.5 Pts
QC Int 324
QC Float 310
QC Mixed 333
73% 323 Pts
MC Int 512
MC Float 444
MC Mixed 442
70% 466 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 66%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750 Ti-$110
CLim: 1463 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 411.63
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
23.9% Poor
Lighting 72.6
Reflection 47.6
Parallax 67.2
22% 62.5 fps
MRender 56.4
Gravity 75.5
Splatting 41.7
25% 57.9 fps
Poor: 19%
This bench: 23.9%
Great: 25%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$79
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: MX4OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 119 156 152 119 161 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
90.6% Outstanding
Read 174
Write 148
Mixed 42
SusWrite 142
92% 126 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.7
156% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 90.6%
Great: 109%
Seagate Expansion 2TB
24GB free, PID 2321
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 109
Write 100
Mixed 68
114% 92.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 4.1
4K Mixed 1.1
179% 1.93 MB/s
Poor: 14% Great: 49%
Seagate BUP Slim BK 2TB
1.5TB free, PID ab24
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 127 126 129 128 129 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
53.5% Above average
Read 104
Write 137
Mixed 86
SusWrite 128
158% 114 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 3.3
4K Mixed 0.7
142% 1.83 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 53.5%
Great: 53%
PNY USB 2.0 FD 32GB
26GB free, PID 007a
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 9.1 11 12 10 11 12 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
6.05% Terrible
Read 18.7
Write 5
Mixed 13.3
SusWrite 11
15% 12 MB/s
4K Read 4
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
15% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 5%
This bench: 6.05%
Great: 8%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Adata DDR3 1866 4x4GB
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
68.7% Good
MC Read 26
MC Write 26.6
MC Mixed 25.4
74% 26 GB/s
SC Read 13.4
SC Write 13.7
SC Mixed 10.4
36% 12.5 GB/s
Latency 72.2
55% 72.2 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 68.7%
Great: 91%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 99%
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Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-X79-UP4 - $480

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 95% - Outstanding Total price: $1,441
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