Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (89th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 11 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 95.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics61.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive71.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3  (all builds)
Memory28.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140530
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateJun 19 '17 at 13:14
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing way above expectations (89th 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
95.1% Outstanding
SC Int 127
SC Float 130
SC Mixed 125
102% 127 Pts
QC Int 483
QC Float 498
QC Mixed 487
111% 489 Pts
MC Int 626
MC Float 666
MC Mixed 653
97% 648 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 95.1%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 470-$208
CLim: 1242 MHz, MLim: 1650 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 16.12.1
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
61.6% Good
Lighting 187
Reflection 165
Parallax 237
63% 196 fps
MRender 129
Gravity 171
Splatting 118
60% 139 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 61.6%
Great: 63%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB-$60
72GB free
Firmware: Z22000RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
71.6% Very good
Read 480
Write 207
Mixed 291
72% 326 MB/s
4K Read 31.4
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 3.65
115% 51.4 MB/s
DQ Read 172
DQ Write 208
DQ Mixed 23.3
64% 135 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 71.6%
Great: 80%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$70
2TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 195
Write 182
Mixed 176
139% 184 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 1.82
4K Mixed 0.24
92% 0.94 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 108%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 8GBH2X04E99927-15 0921 16G-D3-2133-MR 0118 8GBH2X04E99927-15 0921 16G-D3-2133-MR 32GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
51.3% Above average
MC Read 18.1
MC Write 18.2
MC Mixed 15.4
49% 17.2 GB/s
SC Read 14.3
SC Write 19
SC Mixed 18
49% 17.1 GB/s
Latency 68.7
58% 68.7 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 51.3%
Great: 51%
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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 3,341 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3 - $169

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $984
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