Gigabyte GA-EP45C-DS3R

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 30%
Desktop 36%
Jet ski
Workstation 24%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 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 43.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics35.4% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive29% 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 2 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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-EP45C-DS3R  (all builds)
Memory5.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1768 x 992 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20081216
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 14 '18 at 11:51
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User LTU-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core2 Quad Q9550-$270
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
43.7% Average
SC Int 81.7
SC Float 48.4
SC Mixed 61
51% 63.7 Pts
QC Int 308
QC Float 175
QC Mixed 226
54% 236 Pts
MC Int 316
MC Float 185
MC Mixed 229
37% 243 Pts
Poor: 26%
This bench: 43.7%
Great: 47%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-$120
Gigabyte(1458 372B) 2GB
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
35.4% Below average
Lighting 110
Reflection 66.9
Parallax 104
33% 93.7 fps
MRender 80.2
Gravity 102
Splatting 74.1
37% 85.6 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 35.4%
Great: 37%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Trion 100 240GB-$138
68GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM11.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance (0th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
29% Poor
Read 227
Write 24.7
Mixed 104
26% 119 MB/s
4K Read 23.5
4K Write 30.3
4K Mixed 6.74
60% 20.2 MB/s
DQ Read 21.6
DQ Write 41.7
DQ Mixed 6.82
12% 23.4 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 29%
Great: 85%
8GB free
Firmware: 1.27 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
31.4% Below average
Read 127
Write 77.1
Mixed 86.9
21% 96.9 MB/s
4K Read 20.3
4K Write 51.2
4K Mixed 8.73
69% 26.7 MB/s
DQ Read 20.6
DQ Write 63.3
DQ Mixed 7.76
16% 30.6 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 31.4%
Great: 40%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4x2GB
4 of 4 slots used
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
22.1% Poor
MC Read 7
MC Write 7.7
MC Mixed 6.8
20% 7.17 GB/s
SC Read 5.5
SC Write 7.7
SC Mixed 6.5
19% 6.57 GB/s
Latency 106
38% 106 ns
Poor: 15%
This bench: 22.1%
Great: 48%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-EP45C-DS3R Builds (Compare 102 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 25%
Desktop 31%
Sail boat
Workstation 16%

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-EP45C-DS3R

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $419
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