Gigabyte GA-Q2556N

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU, SSD, RAM
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (36th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 64 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 a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 58.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
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.
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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Q2556N  (all builds)
Memory1.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130805
Uptime6.1 Days
Run DateSep 05 '19 at 10:42
Run Duration96 Seconds
Run User ZAF-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing below expectations (36th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4700MQ-$209
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
58.7% Above average
1-Core 98.7
2-Core 186
68% 143 Pts
4-Core 292
8-Core 470
48% 381 Pts
64-Core 468
31% 468 Pts
Poor: 30%
This bench: 58.7%
Great: 65%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Momentus XT 7200 RPM 2.5" 750GB-$73
54GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SM12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 43 51 52 48 51 51 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
30.3% Below average
Read 56.2
Write 60
Mixed 46
SusWrite 49.2
39% 52.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.6
115% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 30.3%
Great: 64%
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Typical GA-Q2556N Builds (Compare 30 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Q2556N

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $209
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