Gigabyte GA-Z97P-D3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 75.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics66.3% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
4 months ago, 3 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97P-D3  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140509
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateAug 13 '17 at 18:11
Run Duration118 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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 i5-4690K-$235
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
75.6% Very good
SC Int 104
SC Float 99
SC Mixed 101
81% 102 Pts
QC Int 341
QC Float 382
QC Mixed 398
85% 374 Pts
MC Int 337
MC Float 329
MC Mixed 398
53% 354 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 75.6%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$260
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
66.3% Good
Lighting 207
Reflection 178
Parallax 213
65% 200 fps
MRender 154
Gravity 188
Splatting 126
67% 156 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 66.3%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Hitachi HDS721050CLA362 500GB-$59
153GB free
Firmware: JP2OA3MA Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
58.1% Above average
Read 102
Write 101
Mixed 103
77% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 1.35
4K Mixed 0.28
72% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 58.1%
Great: 75%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 1TB-$75
57GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
84.7% Excellent
Read 151
Write 144
Mixed 147
111% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 5.45
4K Mixed 0.58
186% 2.18 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 84.7%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
50.6% Above average
MC Read 17.7
MC Write 18.8
MC Mixed 15.9
50% 17.5 GB/s
SC Read 13.9
SC Write 14.3
SC Mixed 14.4
41% 14.2 GB/s
Latency 66.6
60% 66.6 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 50.6%
Great: 82%
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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 2,765 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97P-D3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $714
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