Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 95.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics20.4% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive104% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97-HD3  (all builds)
Memory16.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150420
Uptime8.2 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 08:52
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
95.9% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 135
SC Mixed 135
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 490
QC Float 480
QC Mixed 471
109% 480 Pts
MC Int 672
MC Float 714
MC Mixed 698
104% 695 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 95.9%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 Fury-$380
Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.12.2
Relative performance (0th percentile)
20.4% Poor
Lighting 59.6
Reflection 40.1
Parallax 60.3
18% 53.3 fps
MRender 35.4
Gravity 67.1
Splatting 48.9
22% 50.5 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 20.4%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
144GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 512
Write 409
Mixed 416
99% 446 MB/s
4K Read 45.4
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 27.3
157% 57.7 MB/s
DQ Read 310
DQ Write 278
DQ Mixed 92.6
125% 227 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 104%
Great: 125%
Hua722020ala330 45W6276 59Y1813IBM 2TB
1TB free
Firmware: JKAOA3HH Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
67% Good
Read 116
Write 117
Mixed 110
86% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 1.23
4K Mixed 0.41
86% 0.69 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 67%
Great: 71%
WD Elements 2TB
724GB free, PID 1021
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
17.8% Very poor
Read 34.7
Write 32.9
Mixed 18
35% 28.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 1.78
4K Mixed 0.23
70% 0.8 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 17.8%
Great: 47%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C10 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1866 MHz
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
69.5% Good
MC Read 24.9
MC Write 25.5
MC Mixed 20.8
68% 23.7 GB/s
SC Read 18.4
SC Write 24.7
SC Mixed 22.9
63% 22 GB/s
Latency 53.8
74% 53.8 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 69.5%
Great: 76%
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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 3,610 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3 - $102

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $827
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