Gigabyte GA-X79-UP4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 86%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics96.6% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
High background CPU (26%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-X79-UP4  (all builds)
Memory10 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131216
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateAug 14 '19 at 14:08
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 26%

 PC Performing as expected (47th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4930K-$600
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.8 GHz, turbo 4.45 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
78.8% Very good
Memory 91
1-Core 103
2-Core 194
77% 129 Pts
4-Core 359
8-Core 601
61% 480 Pts
64-Core 676
45% 676 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 78.8%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$540
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.60
Performing below potential (12th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
96.6% Outstanding
Lighting 374
Reflection 356
Parallax 408
98% 380 fps
MRender 227
Gravity 361
Splatting 229
97% 272 fps
Poor: 93%
This bench: 96.6%
Great: 117%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$75
27GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0CB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 19 26 25 26 25 27 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 63% Great: 116%
Seagate Barracuda Green 2TB-$103
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC32
SusWrite @10s intervals: 124 125 132 124 127 130 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
74.8% Very good
Read 134
Write 132
Mixed 59
SusWrite 127
82% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
140% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 74.8%
Great: 77%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL F3 DDR3 2133 C9 4x4GB
4 of 8 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
90.9% Outstanding
MC Read 36
MC Write 36.9
MC Mixed 33.5
101% 35.5 GB/s
SC Read 14.8
SC Write 13.5
SC Mixed 12.4
39% 13.6 GB/s
Latency 65.7
61% 65.7 ns
Poor: 38%
This bench: 90.9%
Great: 126%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-X79-UP4 Builds (Compare 3,370 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-X79-UP4 - $480

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $1,145
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