Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 77.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics66.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive100% 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.
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.
Very high background CPU (35%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97-HD3  (all builds)
Memory13.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150420
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 15:24
Run Duration107 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 35%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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 i5-4690-$255
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
77.7% Very good
SC Int 107
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 106
86% 107 Pts
QC Int 429
QC Float 413
QC Mixed 407
94% 416 Pts
MC Int 397
MC Float 397
MC Mixed 396
60% 397 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 77.7%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390-$304
CLim: 1040 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
66.7% Good
Lighting 203
Reflection 160
Parallax 251
68% 205 fps
MRender 129
Gravity 166
Splatting 178
66% 157 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 66.7%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$95
138GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 405
Mixed 416
99% 443 MB/s
4K Read 41.6
4K Write 90.1
4K Mixed 45.6
169% 59.1 MB/s
DQ Read 44.7
DQ Write 99.6
DQ Mixed 21.8
31% 55.4 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 100%
Great: 115%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$65
681GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 192
Write 165
Mixed 148
126% 168 MB/s
4K Read 0.84
4K Write 2.28
4K Mixed 0.31
112% 1.14 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 102%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ares DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
50.8% Above average
MC Read 17.3
MC Write 18.3
MC Mixed 16.1
49% 17.2 GB/s
SC Read 14.2
SC Write 18.9
SC Mixed 16.3
47% 16.5 GB/s
Latency 72.4
55% 72.4 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 50.8%
Great: 63%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical GA-Z97-HD3 Builds (Compare 1,907 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3 - $102

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $928
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