Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 79.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics100% 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 Drive93.6% 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.
High background CPU (24%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
7 days ago, 6 days ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3  (all builds)
Memory9.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1842 x 1036 - 32 Bit colores, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime12.1 Days
Run DateSep 13 '17 at 21:57
Run Duration189 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU 24%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
79.7% Very good
SC Int 118
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 116
94% 117 Pts
QC Int 375
QC Float 389
QC Mixed 387
87% 384 Pts
MC Int 582
MC Float 603
MC Mixed 564
87% 583 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 79.7%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Lighting 323
Reflection 289
Parallax 307
98% 306 fps
MRender 198
Gravity 291
Splatting 225
102% 238 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 100%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX100 256GB-$116
164GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
93.6% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 326
Mixed 386
90% 408 MB/s
4K Read 27.8
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 31.2
136% 53.7 MB/s
DQ Read 281
DQ Write 269
DQ Mixed 46.8
98% 199 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 93.6%
Great: 95%
WD WD7500AAVS-00D7B0 750GB
452GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
37.9% Below average
Read 67.7
Write 63.8
Mixed 74.1
52% 68.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.38
104% 1.01 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 37.9%
Great: 47%
WD Blue 500GB (2008)-$40
120GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
57.5% Above average
Read 100
Write 99.9
Mixed 98
75% 99.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 1.53
4K Mixed 0.3
83% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 57.5%
Great: 69%
WD My Passport 2TB
608GB free, PID 0748
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
32.6% Below average
Read 76.2
Write 77.2
Mixed 53.8
87% 69.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.37
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.19
59% 0.68 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 32.6%
Great: 42%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F3-10666CL7-4GBRH 0420 F3-10666CL7-4GBXH 0420 F3-10666CL7-4GBRH 0420 F3-10666CL7-4GBXH 16GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
47.1% Average
MC Read 15.7
MC Write 17.7
MC Mixed 15.3
46% 16.2 GB/s
SC Read 11.2
SC Write 15.1
SC Mixed 13.3
38% 13.2 GB/s
Latency 71.1
56% 71.1 ns
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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%
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: $1,064
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