Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 67%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 71.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics72.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive77.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 8 years and 3 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
7 days ago, 7 days ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97-HD3  (all builds)
Memory4.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, ,
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20141208
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateNov 13 '17 at 14:22
Run Duration172 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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-$286
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
71.3% Very good
SC Int 102
SC Float 105
SC Mixed 102
82% 103 Pts
QC Int 338
QC Float 375
QC Mixed 360
81% 358 Pts
MC Int 406
MC Float 409
MC Mixed 400
61% 405 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 71.3%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$240
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 384.94
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
72.5% Very good
Lighting 232
Reflection 204
Parallax 218
70% 218 fps
MRender 151
Gravity 208
Splatting 159
74% 173 fps
Poor: 63%
This bench: 72.5%
Great: 79%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 830 256GB-$261
51GB free
Firmware: CXM0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
77.6% Very good
Read 494
Write 320
Mixed 421
91% 412 MB/s
4K Read 21.9
4K Write 70.3
4K Mixed 23.1
100% 38.5 MB/s
DQ Read 273
DQ Write 93.9
DQ Mixed 70.8
82% 146 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 77.6%
Great: 82%
WD Red Pro 4TB (2014)-$229
2TB free
Firmware: 81.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Read 201
Write 147
Mixed 142
122% 163 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 3.03
4K Mixed 0.25
109% 1.29 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 100%
Great: 107%
Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB-$90
359GB free
Firmware: 1AJ1 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
64.4% Good
Read 98
Write 126
Mixed 95.5
80% 107 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.45
112% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 64.4%
Great: 83%
Samsung Spinpoint F3 1TB-$90
220GB free
Firmware: 1AJ1 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
67% Good
Read 109
Write 124
Mixed 100
83% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 2.12
4K Mixed 0.58
128% 1.09 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 67%
Great: 83%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Savage DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB-$66
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
52.6% Above average
MC Read 18.4
MC Write 19.6
MC Mixed 18
53% 18.7 GB/s
SC Read 11.8
SC Write 17.1
SC Mixed 14.3
41% 14.4 GB/s
Latency 80.9
49% 80.9 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 52.6%
Great: 61%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z97-HD3 Builds (Compare 2,094 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3 - $102

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Very good Total price: $808
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