Gigabyte GA-Z97M-D3H

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (56th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 44 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 80.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics76.9% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive92.8% 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.
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-Z97M-D3H  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime4.1 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 00:59
Run Duration168 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (56th 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 i7-4790-$308
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
80.2% Excellent
SC Int 117
SC Float 115
SC Mixed 116
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 392
QC Float 388
QC Mixed 387
88% 389 Pts
MC Int 566
MC Float 605
MC Mixed 596
88% 589 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 80.2%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 Fury-X-$450
CLim: 1050 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.12.2
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
76.9% Very good
Lighting 234
Reflection 151
Parallax 358
86% 248 fps
MRender 121
Gravity 200
Splatting 172
70% 164 fps
Poor: 61%
This bench: 76.9%
Great: 88%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$88
27GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
92.8% Outstanding
Read 514
Write 414
Mixed 414
100% 447 MB/s
4K Read 43.7
4K Write 93.3
4K Mixed 26.2
149% 54.4 MB/s
DQ Read 45.2
DQ Write 101
DQ Mixed 26.1
33% 57.4 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 92.8%
Great: 114%
AMD Radeon R3 240GB
25GB free
Firmware: P0422C Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
68.8% Good
Read 489
Write 248
Mixed 264
73% 334 MB/s
4K Read 25.2
4K Write 58.1
4K Mixed 13.2
86% 32.2 MB/s
DQ Read 253
DQ Write 167
DQ Mixed 12.9
63% 144 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 68.8%
Great: 76%
Seagate Momentus 2.5" 500GB-$45
52GB free
Firmware: 0002SDM1 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
36.2% Below average
Read 62.6
Write 63.4
Mixed 65.3
48% 63.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 0.94
4K Mixed 0.3
69% 0.56 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 36.2%
Great: 55%
Hitachi HTS545050B9A300 500GB-$50
35GB free
Firmware: PB4OC64G Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ 5400 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)
39.4% Below average
Read 62.7
Write 74.4
Mixed 67.8
52% 68.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.39
4K Write 1.24
4K Mixed 0.32
76% 0.65 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 39.4%
Great: 45%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
AMD R934G2401U1S 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
71.5% Very good
MC Read 26.7
MC Write 26.2
MC Mixed 21.5
71% 24.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 22.1
SC Mixed 24.6
62% 21.6 GB/s
Latency 56
71% 56 ns
Poor: 37%
This bench: 71.5%
Great: 71%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z97M-D3H Builds (Compare 853 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97M-D3H - $126

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $950
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