Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 98%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 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 89.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics109% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive59.8% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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, 10 days ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3  (all builds)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140530
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 15:59
Run Duration172 Seconds
Run User ZAF-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
89.8% Excellent
SC Int 130
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 128
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 417
QC Float 446
QC Mixed 438
98% 434 Pts
MC Int 627
MC Float 672
MC Mixed 655
98% 651 Pts
Poor: 74%
This bench: 89.8%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 2037 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.12
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
109% Outstanding
Lighting 351
Reflection 321
Parallax 337
107% 336 fps
MRender 208
Gravity 314
Splatting 245
110% 256 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 109%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SP900 512GB
330GB free
Firmware: 5.6.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
59.8% Above average
Read 500
Write 212
Mixed 240
70% 317 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 17.5
4K Mixed 16.2
68% 19.7 MB/s
DQ Read 210
DQ Write 73.4
DQ Mixed 35.3
54% 106 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 59.8%
Great: 65%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$50
931GB 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 (87th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 183
Write 170
Mixed 164
130% 172 MB/s
4K Read 1.23
4K Write 2.67
4K Mixed 0.37
142% 1.42 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 101%
Great: 105%
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016)-$45
766GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
95.2% Outstanding
Read 177
Write 155
Mixed 128
115% 154 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 1.62
4K Mixed 0.31
88% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 95.2%
Great: 108%
WD Elements 1TB
253GB free, PID 10b8
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
27.9% Poor
Read 72.3
Write 74.9
Mixed 60.9
89% 69.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.09
4K Write 0.33
4K Mixed 0.08
14% 0.17 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 27.9%
Great: 42%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 99U5471-054.A00LF 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
55.5% Above average
MC Read 20
MC Write 19.8
MC Mixed 16.2
53% 18.7 GB/s
SC Read 14.6
SC Write 20.6
SC Mixed 18.8
51% 18 GB/s
Latency 62.3
64% 62.3 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 55.5%
Great: 62%
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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-Gaming 3 Builds (Compare 3,601 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3 - $169

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,066
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