Gigabyte GA-EP43-DS3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 7%
Tree trunk
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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 54.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics9.65% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive72.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 11 years and 9 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-EP43-DS3  (all builds)
Memory5.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20091105
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 05 '21 at 06:31
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 16%

 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 Core2 Quad Q9650-$155
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
54.1% Above average
Memory 71.9
1-Core 54.1
2-Core 108
49% 78 Pts
4-Core 211
8-Core 212
29% 212 Pts
64-Core 217
15% 217 Pts
Poor: 45%
This bench: 54.1%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 550-Ti-$250
Gigabyte(1458 3537) 1GB
CLim: 970 MHz, MLim: 1025 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
9.65% Terrible
Lighting 11
Reflection 19.5
Parallax 11.2
9% 13.9 fps
MRender 16.6
Gravity 12.4
Splatting 11.6
10% 13.5 fps
Poor: 8%
This bench: 9.65%
Great: 10%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk S3 500G 500GB
372GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 4011
SusWrite @10s intervals: 223 217 214 236 237 236 MB/s
Performing below potential (11th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
72.3% Very good
Read 252
Write 251
Mixed 236
SusWrite 227
54% 242 MB/s
4K Read 30
4K Write 64.5
4K Mixed 36.6
126% 43.7 MB/s
DQ Read 208
DQ Write 199
DQ Mixed 147
126% 185 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 72.3%
Great: 114%
Samsung Spinpoint F1 1TB-$130
930GB free
Firmware: 1AA0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 80 83 85 89 89 87 MB/s
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
49.3% Average
Read 85.8
Write 68.8
Mixed 55.9
SusWrite 85.5
54% 74 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 1
183% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 49.3%
Great: 61%
Samsung Spinpoint F2 1TB-$60
393GB free
Firmware: 1AG0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 70 74 76 78 78 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
45.2% Average
Read 83.4
Write 86
Mixed 46.4
SusWrite 74
53% 72.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.9
157% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 45.2%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x2GB
4 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
20.5% Poor
MC Read 6.5
MC Write 6.6
MC Mixed 6.1
18% 6.4 GB/s
SC Read 5.2
SC Write 6.6
SC Mixed 6.8
18% 6.2 GB/s
Latency 97
41% 97 ns
Poor: 14%
This bench: 20.5%
Great: 42%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-EP43-DS3 Builds (Compare 150 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 6%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 6%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-EP43-DS3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $52
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