Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 59%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 69.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics43.9% 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 Drive47.6% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (23%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3  (all builds)
Memory5.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 07:08
Run Duration185 Seconds
Run User EGY-User
Background CPU 23%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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 i5-4570-$210
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
69.9% Good
SC Int 103
SC Float 103
SC Mixed 101
82% 102 Pts
QC Int 350
QC Float 358
QC Mixed 353
80% 354 Pts
MC Int 385
MC Float 372
MC Mixed 386
57% 381 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 69.9%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 285-$189
CLim: 965 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.12.1
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
43.9% Average
Lighting 133
Reflection 130
Parallax 166
45% 143 fps
MRender 103
Gravity 116
Splatting 81.6
43% 100 fps
Poor: 38%
This bench: 43.9%
Great: 46%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 120GB-$36
43GB free
Firmware: SBFK71E0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
47.6% Average
Read 393
Write 258
Mixed 58.1
52% 236 MB/s
4K Read 14.9
4K Write 21.1
4K Mixed 4.23
39% 13.4 MB/s
DQ Read 21.8
DQ Write 208
DQ Mixed 0.45
34% 76.6 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 47.6%
Great: 64%
Adata SP900 64GB
28GB free
Firmware: 5.0.7b Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below potential (59th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
43% Average
Read 275
Write 73.9
Mixed 106
33% 151 MB/s
4K Read 20.2
4K Write 68.5
4K Mixed 13.8
85% 34.2 MB/s
DQ Read 64.2
DQ Write 61.3
DQ Mixed 8.46
21% 44.7 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 43%
Great: 53%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$55
188GB free
Firmware: CC46 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
77.8% Very good
Read 150
Write 121
Mixed 134
102% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 1.52
4K Mixed 0.22
70% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 77.8%
Great: 108%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$55
161GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
72.1% Very good
Read 119
Write 133
Mixed 82.4
83% 111 MB/s
4K Read 0.37
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.26
72% 0.71 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 72.1%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1866C10D3/4G KHX1600C10D3/8G 8GB
1922, 1922 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
66.1% Good
MC Read 24.3
MC Write 25.6
MC Mixed 20.8
67% 23.6 GB/s
SC Read 15.3
SC Write 18.7
SC Mixed 18
50% 17.3 GB/s
Latency 62.9
64% 62.9 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 66.1%
Great: 61%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3 - $169

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $986
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