Gigabyte GA-Z87-HD3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 31%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 59.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics11.7% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive74.8% 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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z87-HD3  (all builds)
Memory5.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130516
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 07:56
Run Duration134 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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 i3-4340-$200
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
59.2% Above average
SC Int 104
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 104
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 253
QC Float 274
QC Mixed 272
60% 266 Pts
MC Int 256
MC Float 275
MC Mixed 270
40% 267 Pts
Poor: 44%
This bench: 59.2%
Great: 61%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 650-$112
Gigabyte(1458 362B) 2GB
CLim: 1110 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
11.7% Very poor
Lighting 32.2
Reflection 25.7
Parallax 39.4
11% 32.4 fps
MRender 29.5
Gravity 29
Splatting 31.3
12% 29.9 fps
Poor: 11%
This bench: 11.7%
Great: 13%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 512GB-$235
419GB free
Firmware: EXM02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
74.8% Very good
Read 498
Write 479
Mixed 504
110% 494 MB/s
4K Read 19.3
4K Write 38.8
4K Mixed 13.4
67% 23.8 MB/s
DQ Read 21.6
DQ Write 240
DQ Mixed 141
106% 134 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 74.8%
Great: 121%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$60
1TB free
Firmware: CC26 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 197
Write 154
Mixed 151
126% 168 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.19
71% 0.76 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 101%
Great: 109%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$55
80GB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
76% Very good
Read 116
Write 149
Mixed 137
101% 134 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 1.76
4K Mixed 0.22
84% 0.88 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 76%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Sniper DDR3 1333 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
52% Above average
MC Read 17.1
MC Write 19
MC Mixed 16.3
50% 17.5 GB/s
SC Read 14
SC Write 19.5
SC Mixed 17
48% 16.8 GB/s
Latency 65.2
61% 65.2 ns
Poor: 24%
This bench: 52%
Great: 55%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z87-HD3 Builds (Compare 2,508 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z87-HD3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $735
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