Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 90.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Boot Drive67.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3  (all builds)
Memory14.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 23:03
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
90.3% Outstanding
SC Int 129
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 126
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 435
QC Float 459
QC Mixed 445
101% 446 Pts
MC Int 631
MC Float 669
MC Mixed 661
98% 653 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 90.3%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$232
CLim: 1519 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 382.5
Relative performance n/a - GPU benchmark error
Poor: 53% Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 750 EVO 250GB-$140
52GB free
Firmware: MAT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
67.4% Good
Read 471
Write 266
Mixed 273
74% 337 MB/s
4K Read 35.5
4K Write 66.6
4K Mixed 13.3
106% 38.4 MB/s
DQ Read 27.5
DQ Write 64.3
DQ Mixed 15
20% 35.6 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 67.4%
Great: 88%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$54
450GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
98.5% Outstanding
Read 176
Write 168
Mixed 149
123% 164 MB/s
4K Read 0.97
4K Write 1.68
4K Mixed 0.29
104% 0.98 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 98.5%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB-$131
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1866 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
71.7% Very good
MC Read 25.7
MC Write 26
MC Mixed 22.1
70% 24.6 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 23.5
64% 22.4 GB/s
Latency 53.9
74% 53.9 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 71.7%
Great: 72%
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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 3,102 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $961
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