Gigabyte GA-X79-UP4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 71.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics137% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive62.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
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-X79-UP4  (all builds)
Memory28.8 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 20 '19 at 16:45
Run Duration180 Seconds
Run User IDN-User
Background CPU 100%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-3960X-$750
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.7 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
71.3% Very good
1-Core 81.2
2-Core 204
65% 143 Pts
4-Core 408
8-Core 642
67% 525 Pts
64-Core 782
52% 782 Pts
Poor: 52%
This bench: 71.3%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
CLim: 2075 MHz, MLim: 2702 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.36
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
137% Outstanding
Lighting 412
Reflection 392
Parallax 462
133% 422 fps
MRender 256
Gravity 437
Splatting 262
140% 318 fps
Poor: 76%
This bench: 137%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Transcend SSD370S 128GB-$47
57GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4H
SusWrite @10s intervals: 148 150 151 151 152 150 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
62.8% Good
Read 395
Write 151
Mixed 201
SusWrite 150
50% 224 MB/s
4K Read 20.6
4K Write 52.8
4K Mixed 26.4
93% 33.3 MB/s
DQ Read 253
DQ Write 151
DQ Mixed 148
125% 184 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 62.8%
Great: 89%
WD Blue 2TB (2015)-$55
148GB free
Firmware: 0A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 78 77 78 80 78 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
43% Average
Read 72
Write 83.2
Mixed 76.2
SusWrite 77.5
57% 77.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.9
173% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 43%
Great: 86%
Seagate Barracuda Green 1.5TB-$70
124GB free
Firmware: CC4A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 106 104 109 105 114 107 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
64.1% Good
Read 116
Write 101
Mixed 53.8
SusWrite 108
69% 94.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 0.7
130% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 64.1%
Great: 72%
Samsung HD103SI 1TB-$65
142GB free
Firmware: 1118
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 88 87 86 89 89 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
43.8% Average
Read 65
Write 28.2
Mixed 48.2
SusWrite 87.5
42% 57.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.7
129% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 43.8%
Great: 59%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$59
37GB free
Firmware: CC38
SusWrite @10s intervals: 64 63 64 65 66 65 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
39.2% Below average
Read 71.8
Write 71.7
Mixed 50
SusWrite 64.6
48% 64.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.8
144% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 39.2%
Great: 69%
Hitachi HDS721050CLA362 500GB-$59
244GB free
Firmware: A3MA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 108 107 106 106 112 109 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
64.2% Good
Read 116
Write 88.7
Mixed 55.8
SusWrite 108
67% 92.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
113% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 64.2%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair XMS3 DDR3 4x8GB
4 of 8 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
89.7% Excellent
MC Read 36.3
MC Write 36
MC Mixed 32.7
100% 35 GB/s
SC Read 15.2
SC Write 13.8
SC Mixed 12.1
39% 13.7 GB/s
Latency 68.1
59% 68.1 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 89.7%
Great: 97%
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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-X79-UP4 Builds (Compare 2,339 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-X79-UP4 - $480

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $1,313
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