Gigabyte GA-Z97-D3H-CF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 40%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 48%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 32%
Sail boat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (49th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 51 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 67.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics40.1% 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)
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.
SystemGigabyte Z97-D3H
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97-D3H-CF  (all builds)
Memory3.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140617
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateAug 29 '18 at 17:43
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU4%

 PC Performing as expected (49th 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 i5-4460-$190
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
67.9% Good
SC Int 93.8
SC Float 94.4
SC Mixed 93.1
75% 93.8 Pts
QC Int 362
QC Float 357
QC Mixed 353
81% 357 Pts
MC Int 325
MC Float 361
MC Mixed 363
52% 350 Pts
Poor: 45%
This bench: 67.9%
Great: 72%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280-$185
CLim: 940 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 18.5.1
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
40.1% Average
Lighting 126
Reflection 78.2
Parallax 166
43% 123 fps
MRender 60.8
Gravity 116
Splatting 85
38% 87.2 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 40.1%
Great: 46%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$111
6GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 481
Write 465
Mixed 369
98% 438 MB/s
4K Read 42.5
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 57.4
200% 72.1 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 355
268% 359 MB/s
Poor: 70% Great: 115%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$42
405GB free
Firmware: 03.01A03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 118 117 119 119 119 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
72.7% Very good
Read 135
Write 134
Mixed 88
SusWrite 118
87% 119 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.1
224% 1.7 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 72.7%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
51.3% Above average
MC Read 17.9
MC Write 18.4
MC Mixed 16.3
50% 17.5 GB/s
SC Read 12.1
SC Write 17
SC Mixed 16.7
44% 15.3 GB/s
Latency 66.7
60% 66.7 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 51.3%
Great: 63%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z97-D3H-CF Builds (Compare 3,057 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-Z97-D3H-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 73% - Very good Total price: $868
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $42Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $78SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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