Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
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 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 78.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics72% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive52.6% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3  (all builds)
Memory5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 21 '17 at 19:43
Run Duration154 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU 19%

 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 Core i5-4670K-$245
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
78.7% Very good
SC Int 112
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 110
88% 111 Pts
QC Int 423
QC Float 427
QC Mixed 405
95% 419 Pts
MC Int 406
MC Float 395
MC Mixed 419
61% 407 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 78.7%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390-$304
MaxC: 1040 MHz, MaxM: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.4.2
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
72% Very good
Lighting 203
Reflection 163
Parallax 272
70% 213 fps
MRender 130
Gravity 168
Splatting 185
72% 161 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 72%
Great: 74%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Sandisk S128G 126GB
117GB free
Firmware: 3.2.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
49.7% Average
Read 444
Write 288
Mixed 339
79% 357 MB/s
4K Read 16.6
4K Write 17.2
4K Mixed 8.22
45% 14 MB/s
DQ Read 37.8
DQ Write 17.5
DQ Mixed 10.1
12% 21.8 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 49.7%
Great: 49%
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$56
34GB free
Firmware: 580ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
52.6% Above average
Read 421
Write 108
Mixed 141
48% 223 MB/s
4K Read 14.4
4K Write 97.5
4K Mixed 11.9
89% 41.3 MB/s
DQ Read 50.6
DQ Write 110
DQ Mixed 15.6
30% 58.9 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 52.6%
Great: 64%
Samsung Spinpoint F4 2TB-$108
562GB free
Firmware: 1AQ10001 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
62.2% Good
Read 97.3
Write 119
Mixed 98.8
79% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 2.07
4K Mixed 0.26
86% 0.92 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 62.2%
Great: 78%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905403-478.A00LF KHX1866C10D3/4G 8GB
1866, 1866 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
66.1% Good
MC Read 23.6
MC Write 24.5
MC Mixed 21.1
66% 23.1 GB/s
SC Read 16.4
SC Write 20.2
SC Mixed 20
54% 18.9 GB/s
Latency 58.5
68% 58.5 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 66.1%
Great: 67%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z97X-Gaming 3 Builds (Compare 2,752 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3 - $141

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $961
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