Gigabyte GA-Z97P-D3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Gunboat
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 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 91.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics73.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at 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.
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-Z97P-D3  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150422
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 00:42
Run Duration83 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU9%

 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 i7-4790K-$326
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
91.5% Outstanding
SC Int 131
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 128
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 463
QC Float 485
QC Mixed 449
106% 466 Pts
MC Int 655
MC Float 698
MC Mixed 691
102% 681 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 91.5%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$260
CLim: 1623 MHz, MLim: 1952 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
73.7% Very good
Lighting 229
Reflection 204
Parallax 226
71% 220 fps
MRender 172
Gravity 213
Splatting 142
76% 176 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 73.7%
Great: 71%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$38
14GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
70.2% Very good
Read 127
Write 117
Mixed 100
86% 115 MB/s
4K Read 0.42
4K Write 1.24
4K Mixed 0.24
67% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 70.2%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB-$152
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
84.3% Excellent
MC Read 30.3
MC Write 32.6
MC Mixed 26.2
85% 29.7 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 24.6
67% 23.3 GB/s
Latency 47.9
83% 47.9 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 84.3%
Great: 87%
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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 2,757 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97P-D3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $711
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