Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD3H-CF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 77%
Desktop 122%
Workstation 86%
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (93rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 7 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle typical workstation, and even moderate server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 112%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics69.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive216% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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
SystemGigabyte Z97X-UD3H
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-UD3H-CF  (all builds)
Memory14.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 13 '17 at 11:21
Run Duration81 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing way above expectations (93rd 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 i7-4790K-$385
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
112% Outstanding
SC Int 149
SC Float 148
SC Mixed 147
118% 148 Pts
QC Int 557
QC Float 564
QC Mixed 572
128% 564 Pts
MC Int 740
MC Float 798
MC Mixed 770
115% 769 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 112%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-3GB-$230
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 385.69
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
69.9% Good
Lighting 211
Reflection 181
Parallax 221
66% 204 fps
MRender 148
Gravity 203
Splatting 158
73% 169 fps
Poor: 58%
This bench: 69.9%
Great: 73%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$440
136GB free
Firmware: 1B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
216% Outstanding
Read 2,093
Write 921
Mixed 1,138
304% 1,384 MB/s
4K Read 54.9
4K Write 214
4K Mixed 34.3
240% 101 MB/s
DQ Read 55.6
DQ Write 243
DQ Mixed 33.7
60% 111 MB/s
Poor: 123%
This bench: 216%
Great: 220%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL TridentX DDR3 1600 C7 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
64% Good
MC Read 22.1
MC Write 22.4
MC Mixed 19.7
61% 21.4 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 21
60% 21.2 GB/s
Latency 52.3
76% 52.3 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 64%
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-UD3H-CF Builds (Compare 1,325 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 63%
Desktop 80%
Workstation 58%

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD3H-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $840
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