Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3P

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 70%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics77.4% 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 Drive72.4% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (20%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
8 months ago, 5 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97-HD3P  (all builds)
Memory2.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140917
Uptime5.7 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 08:51
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU 20%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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-$335
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
75.6% Very good
SC Int 111
SC Float 85.4
SC Mixed 86.4
75% 94.2 Pts
QC Int 394
QC Float 401
QC Mixed 397
90% 397 Pts
MC Int 600
MC Float 649
MC Mixed 638
94% 629 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 75.6%
Great: 98%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
Asus(1043 850A) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1506 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
77.4% Very good
Lighting 246
Reflection 230
Parallax 246
76% 241 fps
MRender 168
Gravity 222
Splatting 155
78% 181 fps
Poor: 59%
This bench: 77.4%
Great: 88%
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
Gigabyte(1458 D000) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4835
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
6.09% Terrible
Lighting 13.2
Reflection 19.4
Parallax 24.7
5% 19.1 fps
MRender 22.2
Gravity 8
Splatting 20.3
7% 16.8 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.09%
Great: 6%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Mushkin Reactor 1TB-$160
257GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N1007C Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
72.4% Very good
Read 493
Write 412
Mixed 454
101% 453 MB/s
4K Read 16.8
4K Write 82.5
4K Mixed 14.5
88% 38 MB/s
DQ Read 18.4
DQ Write 64.8
DQ Mixed 16.7
20% 33.3 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 72.4%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR3 1600 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
53.4% Above average
MC Read 20.3
MC Write 18.6
MC Mixed 16.1
52% 18.3 GB/s
SC Read 13.2
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 15.8
45% 15.7 GB/s
Latency 65.8
61% 65.8 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 53.4%
Great: 59%
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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-HD3P Builds (Compare 165 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-HD3P

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $685
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