Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 84.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics64.4% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive60.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150421
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 16 '18 at 17:58
Run Duration187 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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-$352
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
84.7% Excellent
SC Int 119
SC Float 120
SC Mixed 120
96% 120 Pts
QC Int 389
QC Float 401
QC Mixed 412
91% 401 Pts
MC Int 602
MC Float 643
MC Mixed 629
94% 625 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 84.7%
Great: 100%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
Gigabyte(1458 D000) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4835
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
6.12% Terrible
Lighting 13.2
Reflection 19.4
Parallax 24.9
5% 19.2 fps
MRender 22.3
Gravity 8
Splatting 20.4
7% 16.9 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.12%
Great: 6%
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
64.4% Good
Lighting 208
Reflection 177
Parallax 195
63% 193 fps
MRender 150
Gravity 181
Splatting 124
66% 152 fps
Poor: 49%
This bench: 64.4%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Fury 120GB-$61
56GB free
Firmware: 605ABBF1 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
60.7% Good
Read 436
Write 135
Mixed 156
53% 242 MB/s
4K Read 22.8
4K Write 78.7
4K Mixed 18.8
100% 40.1 MB/s
DQ Read 105
DQ Write 139
DQ Mixed 37.5
52% 94 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 60.7%
Great: 64%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$55
211GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
92.7% Outstanding
Read 164
Write 160
Mixed 147
118% 157 MB/s
4K Read 0.52
4K Write 1.55
4K Mixed 0.28
82% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 92.7%
Great: 108%
WD My Passport 1TB
159GB free, PID 0748
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
18.6% Very poor
Read 37.6
Write 39.2
Mixed 29.6
45% 35.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.32
4K Write 1.47
4K Mixed 0.21
58% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 18.6%
Great: 43%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
49.7% Average
MC Read 17.1
MC Write 18.1
MC Mixed 15.3
48% 16.8 GB/s
SC Read 13.8
SC Write 17.7
SC Mixed 15.9
45% 15.8 GB/s
Latency 70.9
56% 70.9 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 49.7%
Great: 71%
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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 4,707 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

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

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