Gigabyte GA-EX38-DS4

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 3%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 2%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 52.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics4.37% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive55.7% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 12 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-EX38-DS4  (all builds)
Memory2.7 GB free of 4 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20090424
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 21 '21 at 21:41
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core2 Quad Q6600-$190
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
52.3% Above average
Memory 74.2
1-Core 50.5
2-Core 97.7
48% 74.1 Pts
4-Core 175
8-Core 200
25% 187 Pts
64-Core 200
13% 200 Pts
Poor: 34%
This bench: 52.3%
Great: 53%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 240
XFX(1682 3001) 512MB
Ram: 512MB, Driver: 342.01
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
4.37% Terrible
Lighting 6
Reflection 8.7
Parallax 2.6
5% 5.77 fps
MRender 6.5
Gravity 4.4
Splatting 3.1
4% 4.67 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 4.37%
Great: 5%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SSDPR-CL100-120-G3 120GB
53GB free (System drive)
Firmware: V3.33.S
SusWrite @10s intervals: 210 225 225 229 231 140 MB/s
Performing below potential (22nd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
55.7% Above average
Read 238
Write 218
Mixed 195
SusWrite 210
48% 215 MB/s
4K Read 31.3
4K Write 57.4
4K Mixed 20.3
104% 36.3 MB/s
DQ Read 35.5
DQ Write 80.2
DQ Mixed 27.1
29% 47.6 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 55.7%
Great: 90%
WD Blue 320GB (2007)-$35
283GB free
Firmware: 03.03E03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 95 105 105 105 106 105 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
59.1% Above average
Read 102
Write 102
Mixed 64.7
SusWrite 104
68% 93.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
155% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 59.1%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x2GB
2 of 4 slots used
4GB DIMM
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
21.6% Poor
MC Read 8
MC Write 6.1
MC Mixed 6.2
19% 6.77 GB/s
SC Read 6.6
SC Write 6
SC Mixed 7.2
19% 6.6 GB/s
Latency 92.1
43% 92.1 ns
Poor: 10%
This bench: 21.6%
Great: 45%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-EX38-DS4 Builds (Compare 77 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 9%
Tree trunk

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-EX38-DS4

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 26% - Poor Total price: $540
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