Gigabyte GA-EP45-EXTREME

Performance Results

Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation 25%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 42.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics59.4% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive34% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
2 years ago, 2 years ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-EP45-EXTREME  (all builds)
Memory4.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
DisplayЦвета: 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20080930
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateOct 07 '17 at 10:13
Run Duration164 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (59th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core2 Quad Q9550-$270
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
42.4% Average
1-Core 69.5
2-Core 136
48% 103 Pts
4-Core 218
8-Core 253
32% 236 Pts
64-Core 270
18% 270 Pts
Poor: 27%
This bench: 42.4%
Great: 42%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$277
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 385.69
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
59.4% Above average
Lighting 241
Reflection 204
Parallax 243
63% 229 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 218
Splatting 172
60% 180 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 59.4%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$74
31GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 603ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
34% Below average
Read 197
Write 114
Mixed 82.9
29% 131 MB/s
4K Read 10
4K Write 57.9
4K Mixed 8.87
57% 25.6 MB/s
DQ Read 25.9
DQ Write 87.3
DQ Mixed 5.98
19% 39.7 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 34%
Great: 73%
Seagate Laptop SSHD 2.5" 1TB-$50
472GB free
Firmware: SM11 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
55.1% Above average
Read 89.8
Write 101
Mixed 51.8
60% 80.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.29
4K Write 5.26
4K Mixed 0.33
146% 1.96 MB/s
Poor: 19%
This bench: 55.1%
Great: 65%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 1TB-$40
269GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
75.8% Very good
Read 121
Write 142
Mixed 89.5
88% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 5.5
4K Mixed 0.67
201% 2.26 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 75.8%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x2GB
4 of 4 slots used
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
24.3% Poor
MC Read 7.7
MC Write 8.6
MC Mixed 7.1
22% 7.8 GB/s
SC Read 6
SC Write 8.2
SC Mixed 7.3
20% 7.17 GB/s
Latency 90.5
44% 90.5 ns
Poor: 15%
This bench: 24.3%
Great: 43%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-EP45-EXTREME Builds (Compare 78 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 15%
Desktop 33%
Sail boat
Workstation 20%

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-EP45-EXTREME

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 22% - Poor Total price: $545
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