Gigabyte GA-X79-UP4

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 77.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics96% 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.
Very high background CPU (49%). 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 14:12
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 49%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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 below expectations (39th percentile)
77.7% Very good
Memory 88.7
1-Core 105
2-Core 196
77% 130 Pts
4-Core 360
8-Core 593
60% 476 Pts
64-Core 678
46% 678 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 77.7%
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 (8th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
96% Outstanding
Lighting 363
Reflection 353
Parallax 410
95% 375 fps
MRender 226
Gravity 359
Splatting 228
96% 271 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 96%
Great: 116%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$75
21GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0CB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 0 25 26 23 25 24 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 63% Great: 116%
Seagate Barracuda Green 2TB-$80
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC32
SusWrite @10s intervals: 125 124 132 126 127 128 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
74.2% Very good
Read 132
Write 131
Mixed 58.5
SusWrite 127
82% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1
4K Mixed 1
155% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 74.2%
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 (40th percentile)
89.7% Excellent
MC Read 36.1
MC Write 35.8
MC Mixed 33.1
100% 35 GB/s
SC Read 14.6
SC Write 14.1
SC Mixed 12.6
39% 13.8 GB/s
Latency 68.8
58% 68.8 ns
Poor: 38%
This bench: 89.7%
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 635 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-X79-UP4 - $480

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Good Total price: $986
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