Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (81st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 19 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 86.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics72.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive103% 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
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3  (all builds)
Memory14.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display5760 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150421
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 12 '17 at 19:18
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (81st 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 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
86.9% Excellent
SC Int 115
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 116
92% 116 Pts
QC Int 456
QC Float 451
QC Mixed 456
103% 454 Pts
MC Int 461
MC Float 454
MC Mixed 466
69% 460 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 86.9%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$265
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2052 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 385.69
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
72.7% Very good
Lighting 227
Reflection 185
Parallax 180
65% 197 fps
MRender 152
Gravity 223
Splatting 174
78% 183 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 72.7%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX300 525GB-$149
402GB free
Firmware: M0CR031 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
83.7% Excellent
Read 468
Write 324
Mixed 325
82% 372 MB/s
4K Read 22.4
4K Write 78.5
4K Mixed 26.3
109% 42.4 MB/s
DQ Read 330
DQ Write 218
DQ Mixed 46.4
96% 198 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 83.7%
Great: 87%
Crucial BX100 500GB-$160
20GB 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 (87th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 505
Write 427
Mixed 466
104% 466 MB/s
4K Read 23.2
4K Write 104
4K Mixed 40
141% 55.7 MB/s
DQ Read 272
DQ Write 294
DQ Mixed 73.3
113% 213 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 103%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB-$130
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
63.7% Good
MC Read 22.3
MC Write 23.3
MC Mixed 19.6
62% 21.7 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 21.5
SC Mixed 21
58% 20.2 GB/s
Latency 59.3
67% 59.3 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 63.7%
Great: 63%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 64%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3 - $169

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,099
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