Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD3H-BK-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 89.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics54.2% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive109% 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.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Sub-optimal background CPU (19%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemGigabyte Z97X-UD3H-BK
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-UD3H-BK-CF  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20150421
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 16:38
Run Duration103 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 19%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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-$330
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
89.9% Excellent
SC Int 129
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 130
104% 131 Pts
QC Int 424
QC Float 413
QC Mixed 432
96% 423 Pts
MC Int 655
MC Float 693
MC Mixed 681
101% 676 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 89.9%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$370
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 388.59
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
54.2% Above average
Lighting 219
Reflection 188
Parallax 229
69% 212 fps
MRender 61.8
Gravity 152
Splatting 77.8
43% 97.2 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 54.2%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$95
8GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 405
Mixed 418
98% 443 MB/s
4K Read 37.4
4K Write 111
4K Mixed 47.1
176% 65 MB/s
DQ Read 249
DQ Write 193
DQ Mixed 48
83% 163 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 109%
Great: 125%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$99
875GB free
Firmware: 01.0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
88.2% Excellent
Read 149
Write 158
Mixed 151
115% 153 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 3.01
4K Mixed 0.54
153% 1.48 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 88.2%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance Pro DDR3 1866 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (7th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
33.8% Below average
MC Read 11.3
MC Write 10.9
MC Mixed 9.6
30% 10.6 GB/s
SC Read 9.6
SC Write 10.8
SC Mixed 10.6
30% 10.3 GB/s
Latency 60.7
66% 60.7 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 33.8%
Great: 72%
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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-UD3H-BK-CF Builds (Compare 1,013 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-UD3H-BK-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $795
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $330Nvidia GTX 1070 $370Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $95
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $225Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $120
Intel Core i5-8600K $245AMD RX 480 $280Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $44Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $155SanDisk Extreme 64GB $80
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $80G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $901SanDisk Extreme 32GB $30
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $175SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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