Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 88.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics46.2% 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 Drive85.7% 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 VersionWindows 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3  (all builds)
Memory10.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20140425
Uptime1.2 Days
Run DateJun 13 '18 at 23:00
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th 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-$365
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
88.7% Excellent
SC Int 125
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 126
101% 126 Pts
QC Int 408
QC Float 422
QC Mixed 434
96% 421 Pts
MC Int 622
MC Float 655
MC Mixed 651
96% 643 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 88.7%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 770-$279
Gainward(10B0 1184) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1202 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
46.2% Average
Lighting 126
Reflection 99.6
Parallax 163
43% 130 fps
MRender 109
Gravity 142
Splatting 80.7
48% 111 fps
Poor: 43%
This bench: 46.2%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$207
61GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
85.7% Excellent
Read 496
Write 337
Mixed 336
86% 390 MB/s
4K Read 44.1
4K Write 74.5
4K Mixed 21.9
134% 46.9 MB/s
DQ Read 46.8
DQ Write 231
DQ Mixed 21.7
51% 99.7 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 85.7%
Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
210GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
74.2% Very good
Read 134
Write 125
Mixed 118
94% 125 MB/s
4K Read 0.47
4K Write 1.47
4K Mixed 0.2
69% 0.71 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 74.2%
Great: 115%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$90
196GB free
Firmware: CC41 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
72.8% Very good
Read 114
Write 139
Mixed 97.7
87% 117 MB/s
4K Read 0.44
4K Write 5.29
4K Mixed 0.48
170% 2.07 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 72.8%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
50.5% Above average
MC Read 17.9
MC Write 18.1
MC Mixed 15.7
49% 17.2 GB/s
SC Read 14
SC Write 18.8
SC Mixed 16.3
47% 16.4 GB/s
Latency 78.5
51% 78.5 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 50.5%
Great: 62%
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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 5,712 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 78% - Very good Total price: $950
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