Gigabyte GA-Z87-HD3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 39%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski
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. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 70.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics38.5% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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 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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z87-HD3  (all builds)
Memory4.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20140120
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 12 '18 at 17:40
Run Duration110 Seconds
Run User ARE-User
Background CPU2%

 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 i7-4770K-$415
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
70.9% Very good
SC Int 106
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 107
86% 107 Pts
QC Int 370
QC Float 361
QC Mixed 330
80% 354 Pts
MC Int 533
MC Float 574
MC Mixed 562
83% 557 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 70.9%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 760-$209
Gigabyte(1458 360B) 2GB
CLim: 1306 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 398.36
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
38.5% Below average
Lighting 103
Reflection 80.4
Parallax 126
34% 103 fps
MRender 87.3
Gravity 120
Splatting 79
42% 95.5 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 38.5%
Great: 40%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$48
891GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC49
SusWrite @10s intervals: 98 131 132 149 167 147 MB/s
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
83.7% Excellent
Read 155
Write 159
Mixed 72
SusWrite 137
96% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.5
100% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 83.7%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
28.1% Poor
MC Read 8.8
MC Write 9.1
MC Mixed 8.1
25% 8.67 GB/s
SC Read 7.6
SC Write 9.6
SC Mixed 8.5
24% 8.57 GB/s
Latency 67.5
59% 67.5 ns
Poor: 22%
This bench: 28.1%
Great: 35%
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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 2,737 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z87-HD3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $725
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