Gigabyte GA-Z97P-D3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics38.7% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive74.3% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB 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.
Very high background CPU (31%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97P-D3  (all builds)
Memory5.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150422
Uptime4.7 Days
Run DateJul 18 '17 at 00:27
Run Duration108 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 31%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th 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 i5-4590-$203
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
76.5% Very good
SC Int 108
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 106
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 402
QC Float 414
QC Mixed 395
92% 403 Pts
MC Int 411
MC Float 415
MC Mixed 404
62% 410 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 76.5%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280-$185
CLim: 940 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 16.6
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
38.7% Below average
Lighting 115
Reflection 71.6
Parallax 152
39% 113 fps
MRender 55.8
Gravity 106
Splatting 78.7
31% 80.3 fps
Poor: 36%
This bench: 38.7%
Great: 48%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$142
15GB free
Firmware: X31200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
74.3% Very good
Read 490
Write 310
Mixed 321
83% 374 MB/s
4K Read 30.7
4K Write 69.2
4K Mixed 17.9
106% 39.3 MB/s
DQ Read 33.6
DQ Write 180
DQ Mixed 11.2
37% 74.8 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 74.3%
Great: 85%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$47
349GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (61st percentile)
91.4% Outstanding
Read 177
Write 141
Mixed 144
116% 154 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 0.26
109% 1.21 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 91.4%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
59.1% Above average
MC Read 21.3
MC Write 21.4
MC Mixed 18.1
58% 20.3 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 18.8
52% 18.2 GB/s
Latency 63.5
63% 63.5 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 59.1%
Great: 60%
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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 2,616 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97P-D3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $820
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