Gigabyte GA-Z87-HD3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 93%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
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 a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 92.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics102% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
5 months ago, 5 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z87-HD3  (all builds)
Memory12.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1280 x 1024 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140812
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 21 '17 at 19:46
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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 i7-4790K-$339
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
92.9% Outstanding
SC Int 127
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 127
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 460
QC Float 469
QC Mixed 463
105% 464 Pts
MC Int 647
MC Float 689
MC Mixed 678
100% 671 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 92.9%
Great: 101%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
Gigabyte(1458 D000) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4531
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
6.23% Terrible
Lighting 13.4
Reflection 19.9
Parallax 24.9
5% 19.4 fps
MRender 23.6
Gravity 8
Splatting 20.3
7% 17.3 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.23%
Great: 6%
Nvidia GTX 1070-$395
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 372.70
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Lighting 308
Reflection 296
Parallax 342
99% 315 fps
MRender 208
Gravity 288
Splatting 231
104% 242 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 102%
Great: 111%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$50
749GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
87.5% Excellent
Read 170
Write 134
Mixed 150
114% 152 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.36
4K Mixed 0.27
107% 1.14 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 87.5%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
60.7% Good
MC Read 21.1
MC Write 21.9
MC Mixed 18.4
58% 20.5 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 22.3
SC Mixed 20.3
57% 19.9 GB/s
Latency 59.1
68% 59.1 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 60.7%
Great: 63%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z87-HD3 Builds (Compare 1,362 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z87-HD3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $599
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