Gigabyte GA-EP45-DS3L

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming 0%
Desktop 0%
Workstation 0%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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. 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 58.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Boot Drive24.5% is an extremely low SSD score, this system will benefit from a faster SSD.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 11 years and 7 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Very high background CPU (44%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-EP45-DS3L  (all builds)
Memory6 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20090903
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 23 '21 at 10:07
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User TUR-User
Background CPU 44%

 PC Performing as expected (50th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Xeon E5440
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.65 GHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
58.4% Above average
Memory 72.2
1-Core 65.7
2-Core 130
55% 89.5 Pts
4-Core 258
8-Core 263
36% 260 Pts
64-Core 268
18% 268 Pts
Poor: 40%
This bench: 58.4%
Great: 59%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
MT-64 64GB
18GB free (System drive)
Firmware: T0910A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 42 25 14 11 11 MB/s
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
24.5% Poor
Read 179
Write 119
Mixed 176
SusWrite 28.8
28% 126 MB/s
4K Read 14.2
4K Write 20.3
4K Mixed 8.9
44% 14.5 MB/s
DQ Read 24
DQ Write 90.8
DQ Mixed 15.9
24% 43.6 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 24.5%
Great: 73%
WD Blue 2.5" 500GB-$35
164GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 66 67 67 68 67 MB/s
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
39.5% Below average
Read 70.4
Write 65.4
Mixed 42
SusWrite 66.9
45% 61.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.9
156% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 39.5%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x2GB
4 of 4 slots used
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
24.3% Poor
MC Read 7.7
MC Write 8.6
MC Mixed 7.5
23% 7.93 GB/s
SC Read 5.9
SC Write 7.7
SC Mixed 7.2
20% 6.93 GB/s
Latency 96.4
42% 96.4 ns
Poor: 14%
This bench: 24.3%
Great: 43%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-EP45-DS3L Builds (Compare 198 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 7%
Tree trunk
Desktop 49%
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-EP45-DS3L

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