Gigabyte GA-945GCMX-S2

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop 15%
Workstation 11%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 4.61%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is terrible.
Graphics29.2% 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.
Memory2GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows however a minimum of 4GB is recommended for gaming or any other RAM intensive tasks such as photo/video editing. This system will also be a little more responsive with 4GB of RAM.
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-945GCMX-S2  (all builds)
Memory0.7 GB free of 2 GB @ 0.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20070524
Uptime0 Days
Run DateAug 17 '19 at 00:10
Run Duration139 Seconds
Run User PRT-User
Background CPU 100%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core2 6320-$199
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 1.85 GHz, turbo 1.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
4.61% Terrible
1-Core 16.6
2-Core 24.1
10% 20.4 Pts
4-Core 25.4
8-Core 25.9
4% 25.6 Pts
64-Core 36.2
2% 36.2 Pts
Poor: 5%
This bench: 4.61%
Great: 10%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
29.2% Poor
Lighting 112
Reflection 75
Parallax 118
29% 102 fps
MRender 76.6
Gravity 113
Splatting 80.8
29% 90.1 fps
Poor: 28%
This bench: 29.2%
Great: 34%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate FireCuda 2.5" 1TB-$51
697GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 40 27 29 34 32 40 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
20.4% Poor
Read 37.2
Write 35.4
Mixed 39.2
SusWrite 33.8
27% 36.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.2
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.2
45% 0.4 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 20.4%
Great: 72%
Hitachi HDT721050SLA360 500GB-$66
322GB free
Firmware: ST3OA3AA
SusWrite @10s intervals: 93 93 95 95 99 97 MB/s
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
56.3% Above average
Read 101
Write 99.7
Mixed 43.6
SusWrite 95.3
62% 84.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 56.3%
Great: 61%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x1GB
2 of 2 slots used
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
13.5% Very poor
MC Read 5
MC Write 4.6
MC Mixed 4
13% 4.53 GB/s
SC Read 0.4
SC Write 3.6
SC Mixed 2.8
6% 2.27 GB/s
Latency 133
30% 133 ns
Poor: 7%
This bench: 13.5%
Great: 22%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-945GCMX-S2 Builds (Compare 144 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop 29%
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-945GCMX-S2

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 20% - Very poor Total price: $131
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