Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 133%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 87%
Aircraft carrier
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 104%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics49.5% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive253% 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
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3  (all builds)
Memory12.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160303
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 15 '17 at 01:43
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd 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-$339
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
104% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 138
SC Mixed 137
110% 137 Pts
QC Int 524
QC Float 518
QC Mixed 534
119% 525 Pts
MC Int 679
MC Float 724
MC Mixed 711
106% 705 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 104%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$410
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (133 fps cap detected)
49.5% Average
Lighting 130
Reflection 134
Parallax 134
41% 133 fps
MRender 134
Gravity 134
Splatting 132
56% 134 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 49.5%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$140
178GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 68% Great: 118%
Samsung 960 Evo NVMe PCIe M.2 250GB-$128
157GB free
Firmware: 3B7Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
253% Outstanding
Read 2,534
Write 1,029
Mixed 1,266
352% 1,610 MB/s
4K Read 58.6
4K Write 156
4K Mixed 44.6
228% 86.3 MB/s
DQ Read 533
DQ Write 404
DQ Mixed 26.2
140% 321 MB/s
Poor: 169%
This bench: 253%
Great: 271%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$50
245GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
88.8% Excellent
Read 157
Write 153
Mixed 134
111% 148 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 2.56
4K Mixed 0.22
96% 1.11 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 88.8%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL TridentX DDR3 2400 C10 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
84.8% Excellent
MC Read 30.2
MC Write 33.2
MC Mixed 26
85% 29.8 GB/s
SC Read 22
SC Write 25
SC Mixed 26.1
70% 24.4 GB/s
Latency 49.9
80% 49.9 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 84.8%
Great: 111%
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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 3,084 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
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: $974
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