Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD3H-BK-CF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 93.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics67.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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
10 days ago, 9 days ago.
SystemGigabyte Z97X-UD3H-BK
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-UD3H-BK-CF  (all builds)
Memory8.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.7 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150919
Uptime2.7 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 12:05
Run Duration147 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
93.5% Outstanding
SC Int 132
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 130
105% 131 Pts
QC Int 431
QC Float 440
QC Mixed 462
101% 444 Pts
MC Int 653
MC Float 704
MC Mixed 688
102% 682 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 93.5%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290-$399
CLim: 1030 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
67.9% Good
Lighting 204
Reflection 158
Parallax 274
71% 212 fps
MRender 127
Gravity 164
Splatting 180
66% 157 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 67.9%
Great: 68%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$130
109GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 59% Great: 97%
Seagate Laptop SSHD 2.5" (32GB NAND) 1TB-$75
351GB free
Firmware: SD02 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
51.5% Above average
Read 90.8
Write 87.2
Mixed 92.2
68% 90.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 5.23
4K Mixed 0.52
182% 2.13 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 51.5%
Great: 67%
WD Green 1TB (2010)-$53
345GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
43.2% Average
Read 90.4
Write 60
Mixed 92.7
62% 81 MB/s
4K Read 0.36
4K Write 1.17
4K Mixed 0.12
50% 0.55 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 43.2%
Great: 60%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Team Xtreem-LV-2666 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2666 MHz
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
84.5% Excellent
MC Read 27.6
MC Write 35.4
MC Mixed 25.8
85% 29.6 GB/s
SC Read 20.9
SC Write 24.6
SC Mixed 25.5
68% 23.7 GB/s
Latency 46
87% 46 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 84.5%
Great: 91%
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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-UD3H-BK-CF Builds (Compare 705 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
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Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD3H-BK-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $897
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