Gigabyte GA-Z97M-DS3H

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 26%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (44th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 56 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 80.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics19% 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 Drive76.5% 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 (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
5 months ago, 5 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97M-DS3H  (all builds)
Memory5.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150421
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 13:37
Run Duration114 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing as expected (44th 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 i5-4670K-$250
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
80.6% Excellent
SC Int 109
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 112
89% 111 Pts
QC Int 429
QC Float 417
QC Mixed 418
96% 421 Pts
MC Int 425
MC Float 418
MC Mixed 417
63% 420 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 80.6%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280X-$210
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 18.3.4
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
19% Very poor
Lighting 29.7
Reflection 14.1
Parallax 103
17% 48.8 fps
MRender 8.7
Gravity 78.9
Splatting 49.4
20% 45.7 fps
Poor: 37%
This bench: 19%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$138
41GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
76.5% Very good
Read 475
Write 336
Mixed 339
85% 383 MB/s
4K Read 24
4K Write 40.3
4K Mixed 18.6
82% 27.6 MB/s
DQ Read 333
DQ Write 231
DQ Mixed 64.6
107% 210 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 76.5%
Great: 108%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
481GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
86.5% Excellent
Read 137
Write 165
Mixed 101
100% 134 MB/s
4K Read 0.71
4K Write 1.46
4K Mixed 0.19
78% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 86.5%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
61.9% Good
MC Read 22.2
MC Write 23
MC Mixed 18.6
61% 21.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 20.3
SC Mixed 21.1
56% 19.6 GB/s
Latency 64.7
62% 64.7 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 61.9%
Great: 63%
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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-DS3H Builds (Compare 921 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97M-DS3H - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 90% - Outstanding Total price: $790
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