Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 86.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics83.4% 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 Drive113% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140530
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 12 '18 at 17:25
Run Duration216 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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-$320
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
86.7% Excellent
SC Int 125
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 125
101% 126 Pts
QC Int 442
QC Float 443
QC Mixed 419
98% 435 Pts
MC Int 617
MC Float 656
MC Mixed 645
96% 639 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 86.7%
Great: 99%
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 (92nd percentile)
5.56% Terrible
Lighting 12.8
Reflection 17
Parallax 22.3
5% 17.4 fps
MRender 18.7
Gravity 8
Splatting 18.6
6% 15.1 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.56%
Great: 6%
Nvidia GTX 980-$500
Nvidia(10DE 1116) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1562 MHz, MLim: 1796 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
83.4% Excellent
Lighting 265
Reflection 236
Parallax 281
84% 260 fps
MRender 174
Gravity 239
Splatting 164
83% 192 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 83.4%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$84
7GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 507
Write 406
Mixed 407
98% 440 MB/s
4K Read 44.5
4K Write 101
4K Mixed 43.9
177% 63 MB/s
DQ Read 365
DQ Write 274
DQ Mixed 113
140% 251 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 113%
Great: 116%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$48
297GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
73.4% Very good
Read 125
Write 131
Mixed 131
97% 129 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 1.68
4K Mixed 0.18
69% 0.76 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 73.4%
Great: 106%
Lexar JumpDrive S25 USB 3.0 64GB-$39
60GB free, PID a838
Operating at USB 2.1 Speed
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
9.93% Terrible
Read 36.9
Write 7.82
Mixed 23.5
25% 22.7 MB/s
4K Read 3.75
4K Write 0.65
4K Mixed 0.53
54% 1.64 MB/s
Poor: 8%
This bench: 9.93%
Great: 39%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F3-1600C11-4GNS 0420 F3-12800CL10-8GBXL 0420 F3-1600C11-4GNS 16GB
1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 8192, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
36.6% Below average
MC Read 13
MC Write 13.1
MC Mixed 9.7
34% 11.9 GB/s
SC Read 10.6
SC Write 12.6
SC Mixed 10.6
32% 11.3 GB/s
Latency 68.4
58% 68.4 ns
Poor: 37%
This bench: 36.6%
Great: 49%
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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 5,429 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: 77% - Very good Total price: $932
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