Gigabyte GA-EP35-DS3R

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop 28%
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk
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 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 18.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very poor.
Graphics1.3% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (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.
Memory5GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 5GB 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 10 years and 3 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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-EP35-DS3R  (all builds)
Memory3.9 GB free of 5 GB @ 0.8 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20080104
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 06 '19 at 21:58
Run Duration121 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core2 Duo E8400-$34
Socket 775, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 2 threads
Base clock 3 GHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
18.8% Very poor
1-Core 54.2
2-Core 107
38% 80.8 Pts
4-Core 107
8-Core 106
15% 106 Pts
64-Core 107
7% 107 Pts
Poor: 11%
This bench: 18.8%
Great: 19%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce 9400 GT
Gigabyte(1458 34AB) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 342.1
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
1.3% Terrible
Lighting 4.6
Reflection 8
Parallax 1.6
1% 4.73 fps
MRender 7.7
Gravity 3.9
Splatting 5.5
2% 5.7 fps
Poor: 1%
This bench: 1.3%
Great: 1%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 400GB (2007)-$42
331GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 12.01C02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 61 64 69 73 71 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
35.8% Below average
Read 57.9
Write 61.2
Mixed 41.5
SusWrite 66.3
42% 56.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 1
179% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 35.8%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 5GB
null MHz
1024, 1024, 1024, 2048 MB
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
21.5% Poor
MC Read 7
MC Write 6.7
MC Mixed 6.1
19% 6.6 GB/s
SC Read 6.1
SC Write 6.6
SC Mixed 6.4
18% 6.37 GB/s
Latency 83
48% 83 ns
Poor: 9%
This bench: 21.5%
Great: 34%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-EP35-DS3R Builds (Compare 352 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 21%
Desktop 31%
Sail boat
Workstation 19%

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-EP35-DS3R

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 33% - Below average Total price: $398
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