Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics122% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive93.8% 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.
Memory10GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 10GB 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 (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
3 months ago, 3 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97-HD3  (all builds)
Memory5.7 GB free of 10 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150731
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 07:52
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User SRB-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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 i5-4690K-$255
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
84% Excellent
SC Int 126
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 119
99% 123 Pts
QC Int 482
QC Float 461
QC Mixed 434
104% 459 Pts
MC Int 468
MC Float 410
MC Mixed 405
64% 427 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 84%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$500
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
122% Outstanding
Lighting 388
Reflection 372
Parallax 391
120% 384 fps
MRender 207
Gravity 393
Splatting 249
124% 283 fps
Poor: 96%
This bench: 122%
Great: 130%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$90
75GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
93.8% Outstanding
Read 493
Write 402
Mixed 410
97% 435 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 72
4K Mixed 31.1
123% 44.3 MB/s
DQ Read 293
DQ Write 247
DQ Mixed 101
122% 214 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 93.8%
Great: 115%
WD Black 640GB (2008)-$54
554GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
59.4% Above average
Read 115
Write 91.5
Mixed 92
75% 99.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.84
4K Write 2.14
4K Mixed 0.55
136% 1.18 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 59.4%
Great: 64%
WD Black 640GB (2008)-$54
489GB free
Firmware: 01.03B01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
58.8% Above average
Read 109
Write 95.2
Mixed 103
77% 103 MB/s
4K Read 0.75
4K Write 1.93
4K Mixed 0.52
125% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 58.8%
Great: 64%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1600C9D3/4GX 1302 1600EL Series 1302 1600EL Series 1302 1600EL Series 10GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 2048, 2048, 2048 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
47.3% Average
MC Read 16.1
MC Write 15.6
MC Mixed 15.7
45% 15.8 GB/s
SC Read 9.5
SC Write 15.6
SC Mixed 16.1
39% 13.7 GB/s
Latency 58.1
69% 58.1 ns
Poor: 47%
This bench: 47.3%
Great: 48%
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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 3,116 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 73%
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Workstation
Workstation 48%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3 - $102

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $817
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