Gigabyte GA-X38-DQ6

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 36%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 37.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics8.79% 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 Drive51.2% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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
MotherboardGigabyte GA-X38-DQ6  (all builds)
Memory6.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20090622
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 05 '18 at 11:27
Run Duration225 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (54th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core2 Quad Q9650-$99
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
37.5% Below average
1-Core 54.5
2-Core 108
38% 81.3 Pts
4-Core 218
8-Core 218
30% 218 Pts
64-Core 215
14% 215 Pts
Poor: 29%
This bench: 37.5%
Great: 47%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD Radeon R9 M360
Device(1B0A 90F3) 2GB
Ram: 2GB, Driver: 18.4.1
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
8.79% Terrible
Lighting 36.4
Reflection 40.5
Parallax 47.9
10% 41.6 fps
MRender 27.5
Gravity 30.6
Splatting 39.3
9% 32.5 fps
Poor: 8%
This bench: 8.79%
Great: 9%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Ssd2sc12 0G1SA754D117-820 120GB
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N053 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
51.2% Above average
Read 374
Write 159
Mixed 225
56% 253 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 55.6
4K Mixed 15.4
84% 31.4 MB/s
DQ Read 23.3
DQ Write 53.1
DQ Mixed 52.2
36% 42.8 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 51.2%
Great: 82%
MB2000EBZQC 2TB
2TB free
Firmware: HPG0 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
82.4% Excellent
Read 148
Write 139
Mixed 96.1
95% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.91
4K Write 2.27
4K Mixed 0.53
139% 1.24 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 82.4%
Great: 89%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$50
635GB free
Firmware: CC25 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
85.8% Excellent
Read 163
Write 136
Mixed 105
100% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 1.45
4K Mixed 0.16
63% 0.69 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 85.8%
Great: 114%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$33
256GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
59.9% Above average
Read 108
Write 101
Mixed 108
80% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 1.04
4K Mixed 0.35
77% 0.61 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 59.9%
Great: 70%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB-$40
188GB free
Firmware: JC4B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
48.5% Average
Read 85.5
Write 83.5
Mixed 83.2
63% 84.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 1.39
4K Mixed 0.36
82% 0.71 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 48.5%
Great: 70%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
139GB free
Firmware: 01.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
86.7% Excellent
Read 151
Write 152
Mixed 125
107% 142 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 1.72
4K Mixed 0.27
80% 0.81 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 86.7%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x2GB
4 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
21% Poor
MC Read 6.5
MC Write 6.7
MC Mixed 6.3
19% 6.5 GB/s
SC Read 5.9
SC Write 6.9
SC Mixed 7.2
19% 6.67 GB/s
Latency 95.8
42% 95.8 ns
Poor: 15%
This bench: 21%
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-X38-DQ6 Builds (Compare 280 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 18%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 30%
Sail boat
Workstation
Workstation 19%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-X38-DQ6

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 29% - Poor Total price: $385
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