Gigabyte GA-Z97M-D3H

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics166% 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 Drive24% is an extremely low SSD score, this system will benefit from a faster SSD.
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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97M-D3H  (all builds)
Memory14 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateMay 20 '17 at 03:49
Run Duration128 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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 i7-4790-$308
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
76.9% Very good
SC Int 109
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 108
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 387
QC Float 392
QC Mixed 376
87% 385 Pts
MC Int 550
MC Float 586
MC Mixed 570
85% 569 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 76.9%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$754
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 381.65
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
166% Outstanding
Lighting 529
Reflection 522
Parallax 623
174% 558 fps
MRender 272
Gravity 530
Splatting 285
160% 362 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 166%
Great: 179%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Raid 0 Volume 4TB
3TB free
Firmware: 1.0.
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing below potential (2nd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port
24% Poor
Read 159
Write 251
Mixed 133
41% 181 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 10.7
4K Mixed 0.62
7% 3.98 MB/s
DQ Read 3.56
DQ Write 10.1
DQ Mixed 2.39
3% 5.35 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 24%
Great: 165%
Samsung STORY Station 2TB
970GB free, PID 5f07
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
16% Very poor
Read 38.3
Write 41.1
Mixed 38.5
51% 39.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.09
4K Write 0.49
4K Mixed 0.11
21% 0.23 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 16%
Great: 23%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 2133 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
49.7% Average
MC Read 17.3
MC Write 17.9
MC Mixed 15.5
48% 16.9 GB/s
SC Read 13.2
SC Write 17.4
SC Mixed 15.7
44% 15.4 GB/s
Latency 70.1
57% 70.1 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 49.7%
Great: 80%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z97M-D3H Builds (Compare 793 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97M-D3H - $126

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,030
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