Gigabyte GA-EP43-DS3L

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 18%
Desktop 16%
Workstation 15%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (3rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 97 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 extremely low single core score, this CPU can barely handle email and light web browsing. Finally, with a gaming score of 11.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very poor.
Graphics38% 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 Drive24.8% is an extremely low SSD score, this system will benefit from a faster SSD.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB 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.
Very high background CPU (100%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-EP43-DS3L  (all builds)
Memory4.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20090903
Uptime15.3 Days
Run DateJun 03 '19 at 19:35
Run Duration153 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU 100%

 PC Performing way below expectations (3rd 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 Q8300-$95
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.6 GHz, turbo 2.05 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
11.6% Very poor
SC Int 27.6
SC Float 4.1
SC Mixed 8.8
11% 13.5 Pts
QC Int 39.6
QC Float 32.9
QC Mixed 70.2
11% 47.6 Pts
MC Int 6.4
MC Float 9.5
MC Mixed 83.1
5% 33 Pts
Poor: 24%
This bench: 11.6%
Great: 34%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280X-$210
Sapphire(174B 3000) 3GB
CLim: 925 MHz, MLim: 1375 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 19.4.3
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
38% Below average
Lighting 70.8
Reflection 76.2
Parallax 174
34% 107 fps
MRender 59.6
Gravity 137
Splatting 84.9
41% 93.9 fps
Poor: 35%
This bench: 38%
Great: 52%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$70
87GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 603ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 91 88 91 102 96 95 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
24.8% Poor
Read 128
Write 88.4
Mixed 150
SusWrite 93.7
26% 115 MB/s
4K Read 19.9
4K Write 14.6
4K Mixed 4.1
43% 12.9 MB/s
DQ Read 19.8
DQ Write 65
DQ Mixed 28.4
26% 37.7 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 24.8%
Great: 84%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x2GB
4 of 4 slots used
Performing way below expectations (0th percentile)
8.76% Terrible
MC Read 0.7
MC Write 2.7
MC Mixed 4
7% 2.47 GB/s
SC Read 2.4
SC Write 3.7
SC Mixed 2.1
8% 2.73 GB/s
Latency 158
25% 158 ns
Poor: 15%
This bench: 8.76%
Great: 45%
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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).

Typical GA-EP43-DS3L Builds (Compare 653 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop 31%
Sail boat
Workstation 18%

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-EP43-DS3L

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 89% - Excellent Total price: $40
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