Gigabyte GA-Z97P-D3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
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 93.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics67.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at 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.
Memory11GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 11GB 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
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97P-D3  (all builds)
Memory6.7 GB free of 11 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160303
Uptime2 Days
Run DateSep 14 '17 at 11:14
Run Duration152 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU10%

 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 i5-4690K-$235
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
93.9% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 129
102% 128 Pts
QC Int 471
QC Float 485
QC Mixed 488
109% 481 Pts
MC Int 495
MC Float 490
MC Mixed 480
73% 488 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 93.9%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$250
Nvidia(10DE 1131) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1519 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
67.1% Good
Lighting 208
Reflection 186
Parallax 206
64% 200 fps
MRender 156
Gravity 195
Splatting 129
69% 160 fps
Poor: 50%
This bench: 67.1%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba DT01ABA200 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: MZ4OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 5700 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
73.7% Very good
Read 131
Write 126
Mixed 130
97% 129 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 1.22
4K Mixed 0.13
57% 0.61 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 73.7%
Great: 83%
WD Blue 640GB (2008)-$43
297GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
54% Above average
Read 98.9
Write 88.9
Mixed 86.5
69% 91.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 2.05
4K Mixed 0.33
102% 1.01 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 54%
Great: 63%
Seagate ST3500412AS 500GB
287GB free
Firmware: CC32 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5900 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
49.6% Average
Read 86.1
Write 86.4
Mixed 84.8
65% 85.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.61
4K Write 1.67
4K Mixed 0.5
112% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 49.6%
Great: 61%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 99U5471-012.A00LF Samsung M378B2873FHS-CH9 Samsung M378B5673FH0-CH9 11GB
1066, 1066, 1066, 1066 MHz
4096, 4096, 1024, 2048 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
30.9% Below average
MC Read 9.8
MC Write 10.4
MC Mixed 9.4
28% 9.87 GB/s
SC Read 8.7
SC Write 10.1
SC Mixed 10
28% 9.6 GB/s
Latency 73
55% 73 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-Z97P-D3 Builds (Compare 2,541 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97P-D3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $711
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