Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 105%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 79%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics127% 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 Drive84% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia 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
7 days ago, 7 days ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3  (all builds)
Memory29.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 13 '17 at 19:09
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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 i7-4790-$308
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
79% Very good
SC Int 116
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 114
92% 115 Pts
QC Int 375
QC Float 393
QC Mixed 382
87% 384 Pts
MC Int 566
MC Float 597
MC Mixed 585
87% 583 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 79%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$510
MSI(1462 3366) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
127% Outstanding
Lighting 403
Reflection 376
Parallax 438
128% 406 fps
MRender 234
Gravity 387
Splatting 242
126% 288 fps
Poor: 98%
This bench: 127%
Great: 143%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SSD 240GB
142GB free
Firmware: SAFM12.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
84% Excellent
Read 512
Write 396
Mixed 466
102% 458 MB/s
4K Read 13.5
4K Write 95.1
4K Mixed 14.6
90% 41.1 MB/s
DQ Read 321
DQ Write 271
DQ Mixed 63.3
111% 219 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 84%
Great: 97%
WD Green 2TB (2011)-$74
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
58.9% Above average
Read 108
Write 97
Mixed 100
77% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 1.24
4K Mixed 0.15
71% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 58.9%
Great: 67%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$50
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 183
Write 172
Mixed 167
131% 174 MB/s
4K Read 0.64
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.17
71% 0.74 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 102%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
62.6% Good
MC Read 22.3
MC Write 22.2
MC Mixed 19.7
61% 21.4 GB/s
SC Read 16.6
SC Write 21.5
SC Mixed 20.7
56% 19.6 GB/s
Latency 59.8
67% 59.8 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 62.6%
Great: 64%
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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 3,821 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
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Desktop
Desktop 79%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3 - $169

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $1,064
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