Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding RAM
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 96.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics62% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive75.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
MemoryThe RAM on this system should be upgraded to at least 2GB although on 32bit systems 1GB will suffice as a bare minimum.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97-HD3  (all builds)
Memory5.2 GB free of 0 GB @ 0 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150731
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 01:39
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 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 i7-4790K-$374
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
96.1% Outstanding
SC Int 134
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 132
106% 132 Pts
QC Int 505
QC Float 479
QC Mixed 478
110% 487 Pts
MC Int 661
MC Float 710
MC Mixed 699
103% 690 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 96.1%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
MSI(1462 3171) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1418 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
62% Good
Lighting 188
Reflection 172
Parallax 191
58% 184 fps
MRender 149
Gravity 178
Splatting 122
65% 150 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 62%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Apotop S3C 128GB
67GB free
Firmware: N0530A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
75.1% Very good
Read 497
Write 147
Mixed 229
63% 291 MB/s
4K Read 24.2
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 27
126% 51.5 MB/s
DQ Read 238
DQ Write 146
DQ Mixed 16.5
60% 134 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 75.1%
Great: 83%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$41
885GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
97.2% Outstanding
Read 161
Write 178
Mixed 173
129% 171 MB/s
4K Read 0.72
4K Write 1.88
4K Mixed 0.21
89% 0.94 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 97.2%
Great: 103%
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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 2,780 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3 - $102

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $815
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