Gigabyte GA-Z97P-D3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 77.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics36.7% 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 Drive81.1% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97P-D3  (all builds)
Memory6 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 00:31
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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-$205
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
77.6% Very good
SC Int 108
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 105
86% 108 Pts
QC Int 414
QC Float 420
QC Mixed 405
94% 413 Pts
MC Int 414
MC Float 421
MC Mixed 406
62% 414 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 77.6%
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 (26th percentile)
36.7% Below average
Lighting 114
Reflection 71.6
Parallax 151
40% 112 fps
MRender 55.4
Gravity 106
Splatting 78.6
35% 80 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 36.7%
Great: 46%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$136
15GB free
Firmware: X31200RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
81.1% Excellent
Read 496
Write 313
Mixed 323
83% 378 MB/s
4K Read 34.2
4K Write 74.9
4K Mixed 13.3
108% 40.8 MB/s
DQ Read 311
DQ Write 197
DQ Mixed 40.7
88% 183 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 81.1%
Great: 86%
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 as expected (57th percentile)
90.5% Outstanding
Read 175
Write 140
Mixed 148
116% 155 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 2.55
4K Mixed 0.3
112% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 90.5%
Great: 104%
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 (95th percentile)
59.2% Above average
MC Read 21.5
MC Write 21.5
MC Mixed 18.1
58% 20.4 GB/s
SC Read 15.6
SC Write 20.2
SC Mixed 17.8
51% 17.9 GB/s
Latency 61.9
65% 61.9 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 59.2%
Great: 59%
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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 3,040 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: 73% - Very good Total price: $800
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