Gigabyte GA-Z87-HD3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (74th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 26 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 80.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics41.1% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
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 (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z87-HD3  (all builds)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors, 1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140812
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 01:41
Run Duration273 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing above expectations (74th 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 i5-4670K-$256
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
80.3% Excellent
SC Int 129
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 126
102% 127 Pts
QC Int 411
QC Float 382
QC Mixed 385
89% 393 Pts
MC Int 472
MC Float 467
MC Mixed 469
70% 469 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 80.3%
Great: 94%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti-$145
CLim: 2113 MHz, MLim: 1825 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 385.41
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
41.1% Average
Lighting 128
Reflection 88.1
Parallax 129
40% 115 fps
MRender 84.9
Gravity 120
Splatting 88.9
42% 98 fps
Poor: 36%
This bench: 41.1%
Great: 43%
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
Gigabyte(1458 D000) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4531
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
6.01% Terrible
Lighting 12.9
Reflection 19.1
Parallax 23.7
5% 18.6 fps
MRender 22.8
Gravity 7.7
Splatting 19.8
7% 16.8 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.01%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB-$82
878GB free
Firmware: 1AJ10002 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
72.9% Very good
Read 109
Write 145
Mixed 78.6
82% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 1.54
4K Mixed 0.43
99% 0.84 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 72.9%
Great: 81%
Seagate BUP Slim BK 2TB
343GB free
Firmware: 0143
4KALIGNED
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
52.7% Above average
Read 83.9
Write 99.6
Mixed 68.3
63% 83.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 1.47
4K Mixed 0.28
76% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 52.7%
Great: 71%
WD Blue 160GB (2007)-$16
83GB free
Firmware: 01.03A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
52.7% Above average
Read 92.3
Write 91.2
Mixed 79.9
66% 87.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.51
4K Write 2.03
4K Mixed 0.4
103% 0.98 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 52.7%
Great: 59%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$60
53GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
77.1% Very good
Read 138
Write 131
Mixed 134
101% 134 MB/s
4K Read 0.28
4K Write 1.94
4K Mixed 0.22
72% 0.81 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 77.1%
Great: 105%
ADATA CH11 1TB
931GB free, PID a11a
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
42.9% Average
Read 105
Write 102
Mixed 69.5
115% 92 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 1.74
4K Mixed 0.2
68% 0.82 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 42.9%
Great: 39%
WDC WD40 0UE-00HCT0 40GB
37GB free, PID 6830
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
12.2% Very poor
Read 12.8
Write 32.4
Mixed 10.9
26% 18.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.37
4K Write 1.04
4K Mixed 0.31
47% 0.57 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 12.2%
Great: 12%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR3 1600 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
77.2% Very good
MC Read 27.4
MC Write 29.3
MC Mixed 25.2
78% 27.3 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 23.3
SC Mixed 22
61% 21.4 GB/s
Latency 54.6
73% 54.6 ns
Poor: 45%
This bench: 77.2%
Great: 69%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical GA-Z87-HD3 Builds (Compare 1,858 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 63%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 36%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z87-HD3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Good Total price: $479
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