Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD3H-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (38th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 62 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 73.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics129% 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 Drive46.7% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
High background CPU (28%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemGigabyte Z97X-UD3H
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-UD3H-CF  (all builds)
Memory9.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140425
Uptime6.7 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 00:36
Run Duration185 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 28%

 PC Performing below expectations (38th 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 i7-4790-$305
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
73.9% Very good
SC Int 108
SC Float 110
SC Mixed 104
86% 107 Pts
QC Int 364
QC Float 362
QC Mixed 365
82% 363 Pts
MC Int 540
MC Float 561
MC Mixed 533
82% 545 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 73.9%
Great: 87%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$545
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
129% Outstanding
Lighting 423
Reflection 372
Parallax 397
128% 397 fps
MRender 234
Gravity 407
Splatting 246
130% 296 fps
Poor: 70%
This bench: 129%
Great: 141%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Fury 120GB-$64
13GB free
Firmware: 560ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
46.7% Average
Read 447
Write 75.7
Mixed 129
47% 217 MB/s
4K Read 9.32
4K Write 80.5
4K Mixed 10.8
71% 33.5 MB/s
DQ Read 72.9
DQ Write 91.4
DQ Mixed 8.01
27% 57.4 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 46.7%
Great: 64%
WD Black 4TB (2016)-$180
3TB free
Firmware: 81.H0A81 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 189
Write 184
Mixed 162
134% 178 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 3.68
4K Mixed 0.5
155% 1.64 MB/s
Poor: 76%
This bench: 107%
Great: 113%
WD Red 2TB (2012)-$84
1TB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
59.3% Above average
Read 114
Write 92.4
Mixed 82.4
72% 96.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.62
4K Write 1.91
4K Mixed 0.15
78% 0.89 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 59.3%
Great: 88%
WD Red 4TB (2013)-$110
210GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
68.3% Good
Read 141
Write 96.7
Mixed 95.4
83% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 1.75
4K Mixed 0.21
72% 0.78 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 68.3%
Great: 96%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1333 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
45.6% Average
MC Read 15.5
MC Write 17
MC Mixed 14.4
45% 15.6 GB/s
SC Read 11.7
SC Write 14.9
SC Mixed 13.9
39% 13.5 GB/s
Latency 76
53% 76 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 45.6%
Great: 53%
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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-UD3H-CF Builds (Compare 1,053 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-UD3H-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 85% - Excellent Total price: $676
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