Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, RAM
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 61%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics20.8% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3  (all builds)
Memory9.6 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20130423
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 06 '15 at 23:16
Run Duration103 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD FX-6300-$65
Socket M2, 1 CPU, 3 cores, 6 threads
Base clock 4.6 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
61% Good
SC Int 89.7
SC Float 79.4
SC Mixed 84.4
68% 84.5 Pts
QC Int 299
QC Float 286
QC Mixed 305
67% 297 Pts
MC Int 398
MC Float 408
MC Mixed 420
61% 409 Pts
Poor: 36%
This bench: 61%
Great: 55%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280-$185
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 14.501.1003.0
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
20.8% Poor
Lighting 61
Reflection 39.6
Parallax 88.5
22% 63 fps
MRender 30.9
Gravity 62.7
Splatting 43.9
20% 45.8 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 20.8%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
703GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
88.7% Excellent
Read 159
Write 150
Mixed 142
113% 150 MB/s
4K Read 0.83
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 0.31
118% 1.25 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 88.7%
Great: 108%
Seagate ST3250620NS 250GB
233GB free
Firmware: 3.AEG Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
44.2% Average
Read 76.2
Write 77.6
Mixed 36.8
47% 63.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 1.09
4K Mixed 0.36
89% 0.71 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 44.2%
Great: 44%
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Gaming
Gaming 24%
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Desktop
Desktop 47%
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Workstation
Workstation 30%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 - $60

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $335
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