Gigabyte GA-Z97P-D3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 83.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics103% 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.
Memory6GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 6GB 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.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97P-D3  (all builds)
Memory3.6 GB free of 6 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 20:32
Run Duration90 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 21%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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 below expectations (23rd percentile)
83.8% Excellent
SC Int 122
SC Float 122
SC Mixed 119
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 387
QC Float 413
QC Mixed 404
91% 401 Pts
MC Int 625
MC Float 663
MC Mixed 656
97% 648 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 83.8%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
103% Outstanding
Lighting 327
Reflection 294
Parallax 316
100% 312 fps
MRender 206
Gravity 303
Splatting 227
106% 245 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 103%
Great: 110%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$55
229GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
89.1% Excellent
Read 162
Write 149
Mixed 129
110% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.81
4K Write 1.57
4K Mixed 0.29
95% 0.89 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 89.1%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 8JTF25664AZ-1G4M1 8JTF25664AZ-1G4M1 0702 25664T160K NYA 6GB
1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
2048, 2048, 2048 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
41.6% Average
MC Read 14.2
MC Write 14.5
MC Mixed 12.4
39% 13.7 GB/s
SC Read 11
SC Write 14.7
SC Mixed 13.2
37% 13 GB/s
Latency 66.1
61% 66.1 ns
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z97P-D3 Builds (Compare 2,538 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97P-D3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $711
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