Gigabyte GA-EP43-DS3LR

Performance Results

Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 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 below average single core score, this CPU can handle email, web browsing and audio/video playback but it will struggle to handle modern 3D games or workstation tasks such as video editing. Finally, with a gaming score of 41.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics3.89% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive36.3% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
Memory4GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and although it's sufficient for most games, some will benefit from up to 8GB of RAM. 4GB is also enough for modest file and system caches which allow for a responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (27%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-EP43-DS3LR  (all builds)
Memory1.7 GB free of 4 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20090903
Uptime2.6 Days
Run DateMay 15 '21 at 11:12
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User LTU-User
Background CPU 27%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core2 Duo E8400-$79
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
41.4% Average
Memory 75.8
1-Core 23.7
2-Core 59.3
38% 52.9 Pts
4-Core 43.6
8-Core 51
6% 47.3 Pts
64-Core 46.7
3% 46.7 Pts
Poor: 33%
This bench: 41.4%
Great: 49%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 630
Asus(1043 8400) 2GB
CLim: 810 MHz, MLim: 450 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.43
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
3.89% Terrible
Lighting 4.5
Reflection 6.7
Parallax 1.6
4% 4.27 fps
MRender 6.3
Gravity 5
Splatting 3.8
4% 5.03 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.89%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
P4-240 240GB
141GB free (System drive)
Firmware: H190117D
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 89 125 116 121 93 MB/s
Performing below potential (16th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
36.3% Below average
Read 214
Write 119
Mixed 142
SusWrite 105
32% 145 MB/s
4K Read 15.1
4K Write 35.8
4K Mixed 17.5
64% 22.8 MB/s
DQ Read 16
DQ Write 48.7
DQ Mixed 21.7
20% 28.8 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 36.3%
Great: 95%
Sony Storage Media 64GB
14GB free, PID 09c2
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 7.2 9.4 12 12 12 12 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
7.42% Terrible
Read 29.7
Write 23.8
Mixed 12
SusWrite 10.8
24% 19.1 MB/s
4K Read 3.2
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0.8
39% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 7%
This bench: 7.42%
Great: 25%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x2GB
2 of 4 slots used
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
19.9% Very poor
MC Read 7
MC Write 6.4
MC Mixed 6
18% 6.47 GB/s
SC Read 2.4
SC Write 4.7
SC Mixed 5.5
12% 4.2 GB/s
Latency 88.8
45% 88.8 ns
Poor: 10%
This bench: 19.9%
Great: 33%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-EP43-DS3LR Builds (Compare 23 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 2%
Tree trunk
Desktop 45%
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-EP43-DS3LR

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 35% - Below average Total price: $152
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