Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 58%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 72%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics43.1% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive51.5% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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
4 months ago, 3 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3  (all builds)
Memory5.3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colori,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime21.2 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 16:17
Run Duration174 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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 i5-4570S-$170
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
72% Very good
SC Int 103
SC Float 103
SC Mixed 101
82% 102 Pts
QC Int 372
QC Float 371
QC Mixed 370
84% 371 Pts
MC Int 373
MC Float 378
MC Mixed 370
56% 374 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 72%
Great: 74%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$200
CLim: 1519 MHz, MLim: 1757 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
43.1% Average
Lighting 145
Reflection 121
Parallax 133
44% 133 fps
MRender 83.2
Gravity 126
Splatting 86.6
43% 98.6 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 43.1%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$75
186GB free
Firmware: Z32070RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
51.5% Above average
Read 483
Write 46.5
Mixed 218
54% 249 MB/s
4K Read 15.4
4K Write 73.1
4K Mixed 4.41
68% 31 MB/s
DQ Read 234
DQ Write 247
DQ Mixed 3.77
68% 162 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 51.5%
Great: 82%
WD Black 2.5" 320GB (2010)-$39
193GB free
Firmware: 11.01A11 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
28.5% Poor
Read 54.1
Write 44.9
Mixed 46.9
37% 48.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.32
88% 0.84 MB/s
Poor: 32%
This bench: 28.5%
Great: 60%
Maxtor STM380211AS 80GB
15GB free
Firmware: 3.AAE Max speed: SATA 1.0 150 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
32.3% Below average
Read 54.4
Write 57.8
Mixed 58.5
43% 56.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 1.27
4K Mixed 0.41
89% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 32.3%
Great: 41%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CL11-11-11 D3-1600 1319 CL9-9-9 D3-1333 8GB
1866, 1866 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
64.2% Good
MC Read 24.1
MC Write 24
MC Mixed 20.1
65% 22.7 GB/s
SC Read 15.9
SC Write 18.6
SC Mixed 18.7
51% 17.7 GB/s
Latency 65.5
61% 65.5 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 64.2%
Great: 67%
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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 3,325 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3 - $169

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $987
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