Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat
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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics70% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive52.5% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920x1080x4294967296 szín, 1920x1200x4294967296 szín
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140530
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 10:06
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User HUN-User
Background CPU 19%

 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 i5-4590-$310
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
77.9% Very good
SC Int 104
SC Float 105
SC Mixed 105
84% 104 Pts
QC Int 408
QC Float 399
QC Mixed 410
92% 406 Pts
MC Int 400
MC Float 393
MC Mixed 399
60% 397 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 77.9%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$205
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 387.92
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
70% Very good
Lighting 224
Reflection 185
Parallax 199
66% 203 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 200
Splatting 162
73% 170 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 70%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 60GB-$55
17GB free
Firmware: 580ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
52.5% Above average
Read 447
Write 73.3
Mixed 119
46% 213 MB/s
4K Read 26.4
4K Write 66.9
4K Mixed 13.3
92% 35.6 MB/s
DQ Read 85.9
DQ Write 67.2
DQ Mixed 11.9
26% 55 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 52.5%
Great: 59%
WD Blue 500GB (2010)-$42
45GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
60.9% Good
Read 96.5
Write 116
Mixed 103
79% 105 MB/s
4K Read 0.59
4K Write 1.77
4K Mixed 0.45
107% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 60.9%
Great: 70%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1866 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
72.2% Very good
MC Read 25.6
MC Write 27
MC Mixed 23.4
72% 25.3 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 20.4
SC Mixed 23.1
59% 20.8 GB/s
Latency 57.3
70% 57.3 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 72.2%
Great: 65%
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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 3,304 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: 78% - Very good Total price: $971
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