Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 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 77.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics22.4% 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 Drive95.4% 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.
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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3  (all builds)
Memory4.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kleuren
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateApr 16 '18 at 20:55
Run Duration165 Seconds
Run User NLD-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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 i5-4590-$241
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
77.7% Very good
SC Int 104
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 104
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 405
QC Float 404
QC Mixed 409
92% 406 Pts
MC Int 403
MC Float 402
MC Mixed 407
61% 404 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 77.7%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750 Ti-$110
CLim: 1333 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
22.4% Poor
Lighting 71
Reflection 47.1
Parallax 68.3
22% 62.1 fps
MRender 52.5
Gravity 65.7
Splatting 40
23% 52.7 fps
Poor: 19%
This bench: 22.4%
Great: 25%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 128GB-$175
224GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 489
Mixed 499
111% 498 MB/s
4K Read 45.3
4K Write 108
4K Mixed 32.8
168% 61.9 MB/s
DQ Read 46.1
DQ Write 119
DQ Mixed 127
84% 97.2 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 103%
Great: 112%
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$90
224GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
91% Outstanding
Read 506
Write 401
Mixed 407
97% 438 MB/s
4K Read 44.4
4K Write 84.4
4K Mixed 26.9
146% 51.9 MB/s
DQ Read 45.8
DQ Write 97.2
DQ Mixed 26.1
33% 56.4 MB/s
Poor: 69%
This bench: 91%
Great: 115%
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$137
219GB free
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
95.4% Outstanding
Read 503
Write 405
Mixed 413
98% 440 MB/s
4K Read 43.9
4K Write 84.9
4K Mixed 28.8
148% 52.6 MB/s
DQ Read 45.7
DQ Write 254
DQ Mixed 81.9
83% 127 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 95.4%
Great: 116%
Samsung Spinpoint F2 1TB-$52
910GB free
Firmware: 1AG01118 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
50% Above average
Read 86.2
Write 88.1
Mixed 95.4
68% 89.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.68
4K Write 1.48
4K Mixed 0.37
97% 0.84 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 50%
Great: 59%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 9905471-079.A00LF 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
33.6% Below average
MC Read 11.1
MC Write 11.6
MC Mixed 9.3
30% 10.7 GB/s
SC Read 10.5
SC Write 11.4
SC Mixed 9.9
30% 10.6 GB/s
Latency 66.5
60% 66.5 ns
Poor: 23%
This bench: 33.6%
Great: 35%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z97X-Gaming 3 Builds (Compare 4,485 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3 - $169

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $973
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