Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD3H-BK-CF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 64%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 83.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics73% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). 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)
Memory8.2 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140507
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 07:15
Run Duration105 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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 i5-4690K-$255
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
83.5% Excellent
SC Int 130
SC Float 127
SC Mixed 129
103% 128 Pts
QC Int 471
QC Float 342
QC Mixed 403
92% 405 Pts
MC Int 500
MC Float 495
MC Mixed 498
75% 498 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 83.5%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$249
CLim: 2126 MHz, MLim: 2297 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 398.98
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
73% Very good
Lighting 221
Reflection 204
Parallax 220
68% 215 fps
MRender 159
Gravity 210
Splatting 167
76% 179 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 73%
Great: 78%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
681GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 162 153 159 164 141 168 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
90.5% Outstanding
Read 157
Write 41
Mixed 80
SusWrite 158
80% 109 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.2
232% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 90.5%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 0215 CMZ4GX3M1A1600C9 0215 CMZ8GX3M2A1600C9 12GB
1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing below potential (29th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
37.5% Below average
MC Read 12.2
MC Write 12.6
MC Mixed 10.6
34% 11.8 GB/s
SC Read 11.4
SC Write 12.3
SC Mixed 10.8
33% 11.5 GB/s
Latency 55.6
72% 55.6 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 37.5%
Great: 55%
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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 891 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: 87% - Excellent Total price: $660
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