Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 126%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 91.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics174% is a record breaking 3D score, it's almost off the scale. This GPU can handle all 3D games at very 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.
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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3  (all builds)
Memory28.3 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160303
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateSep 13 '17 at 22:17
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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 (76th percentile)
91.8% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 128
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 498
QC Float 480
QC Mixed 451
108% 476 Pts
MC Int 656
MC Float 694
MC Mixed 686
102% 679 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 91.8%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080 Ti-$759
CLim: 2050 MHz, MLim: 2895 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 382.53
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
174% Outstanding
Lighting 564
Reflection 544
Parallax 663
186% 590 fps
MRender 265
Gravity 554
Splatting 299
165% 373 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 174%
Great: 180%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$56
1TB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
87.9% Excellent
Read 156
Write 151
Mixed 164
119% 157 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 1.65
4K Mixed 0.18
80% 0.85 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 87.9%
Great: 110%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$57
835GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
96.1% Outstanding
Read 175
Write 160
Mixed 147
121% 161 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 1.29
4K Mixed 0.33
82% 0.71 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 96.1%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 1600 C9 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
61.5% Good
MC Read 22
MC Write 21.8
MC Mixed 18
59% 20.6 GB/s
SC Read 17.4
SC Write 23.4
SC Mixed 21
59% 20.6 GB/s
Latency 56.5
71% 56.5 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 61.5%
Great: 60%
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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 3,814 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
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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