Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 96%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 67%
Battle cruiser
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 93.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics102% 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 Drive92.7% 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.
Run History
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3  (all builds)
Memory13.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateSep 13 '17 at 22:23
Run Duration145 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU4%

 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 i7-4790K-$339
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
93.2% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 128
103% 128 Pts
QC Int 468
QC Float 483
QC Mixed 463
107% 471 Pts
MC Int 656
MC Float 698
MC Mixed 689
102% 681 Pts
Poor: 75%
This bench: 93.2%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Lighting 331
Reflection 296
Parallax 315
100% 314 fps
MRender 200
Gravity 296
Splatting 230
104% 242 fps
Poor: 84%
This bench: 102%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 275GB-$80
252GB free
Firmware: M0CR040 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
83.6% Excellent
Read 485
Write 341
Mixed 339
86% 388 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 80.5
4K Mixed 23.3
112% 43.2 MB/s
DQ Read 224
DQ Write 230
DQ Mixed 14.4
69% 156 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 83.6%
Great: 82%
Corsair Force MP500 NVMe PCIe M.2 240GB-$124
109GB free
Firmware: E7FM02.1 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
92.7% Outstanding
Read 786
Write 257
Mixed 389
104% 477 MB/s
4K Read 33.5
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 28
142% 55.4 MB/s
DQ Read 41.2
DQ Write 110
DQ Mixed 183
109% 112 MB/s
Poor: 129%
This bench: 92.7%
Great: 254%
Toshiba HG5d Q Series 128GB
77GB free
Firmware: HTRAN101 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)
98.9% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 477
Mixed 499
111% 497 MB/s
4K Read 23.3
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 44.4
147% 57.3 MB/s
DQ Read 25
DQ Write 108
DQ Mixed 23.4
31% 52.3 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 98.9%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLT8G3D1869DT1TX0. 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1866 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
71.6% Very good
MC Read 25.2
MC Write 25.8
MC Mixed 22.2
70% 24.4 GB/s
SC Read 19.9
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 23.2
64% 22.5 GB/s
Latency 50.9
79% 50.9 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 71.6%
Great: 75%
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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 3,109 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3 - $169

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $1,004
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