Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD3H-BK-CF

Performance Results

Gaming 46%
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 61%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: 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 92.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics41.6% 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 Drive88.4% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
SystemGigabyte Z97X-UD3H-BK
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-UD3H-BK-CF  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150919
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 08 '17 at 01:29
Run Duration116 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th 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-$384
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
92.2% Outstanding
SC Int 128
SC Float 129
SC Mixed 126
102% 128 Pts
QC Int 466
QC Float 468
QC Mixed 459
105% 464 Pts
MC Int 639
MC Float 698
MC Mixed 679
100% 672 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 92.2%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$200
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
41.6% Average
Lighting 141
Reflection 117
Parallax 126
42% 128 fps
MRender 82.7
Gravity 121
Splatting 82.5
41% 95.3 fps
Poor: 24%
This bench: 41.6%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Mushkin Reactor 256GB-$114
138GB free
Firmware: N1007C Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
88.4% Excellent
Read 487
Write 294
Mixed 370
85% 384 MB/s
4K Read 22.5
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 31.7
128% 51.8 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 257
DQ Mixed 66.8
105% 201 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 88.4%
Great: 95%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$46
666GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
76.9% Very good
Read 173
Write 95.5
Mixed 119
97% 129 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 1.17
4K Mixed 0.18
71% 0.69 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 76.9%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1866 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
71.8% Very good
MC Read 25.7
MC Write 25.8
MC Mixed 22
70% 24.5 GB/s
SC Read 21
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 24.3
66% 23.2 GB/s
Latency 53.7
74% 53.7 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 71.8%
Great: 72%
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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-BK-CF Builds (Compare 806 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 63%
Desktop 80%
Workstation 58%

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD3H-BK-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $839
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