Gigabyte GA-Z87-HD3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 73.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics5.07% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
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 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z87-HD3  (all builds)
Memory5.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140812
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 07:21
Run Duration133 Seconds
Run User THA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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 i7-4770-$305
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
73.5% Very good
SC Int 105
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 105
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 352
QC Float 362
QC Mixed 358
81% 357 Pts
MC Int 527
MC Float 554
MC Mixed 534
81% 538 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 73.5%
Great: 83%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia Quadro K600
Nvidia(10DE 094B) 1GB
CLim: 875 MHz, MLim: 445 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 391.89
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
5.07% Terrible
Lighting 12.9
Reflection 10.5
Parallax 14.3
4% 12.6 fps
MRender 10.6
Gravity 14.8
Splatting 16
6% 13.8 fps
Poor: 5%
This bench: 5.07%
Great: 5%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$42
856GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 135 152 147 146 159 168 MB/s
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
97.8% Outstanding
Read 190
Write 178
Mixed 38
SusWrite 151
101% 139 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.6
139% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 97.8%
Great: 106%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$42
515GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 157 144 155 160 161 161 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
88.9% Excellent
Read 154
Write 118
Mixed 25.2
SusWrite 156
82% 113 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.5
4K Mixed 0.3
72% 0.5 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 88.9%
Great: 106%
TOSHIBA TransMemory 8GB
5GB free, PID 6544
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 4.5 4.3 4.5 4.4 4.5 4.4 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
7.5% Terrible
Read 35.7
Write 2.2
Mixed 7.2
SusWrite 4.4
11% 12.4 MB/s
4K Read 5.8
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0.1
25% 1.97 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 7.5%
Great: 8%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Savage DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (18th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
41.2% Average
MC Read 15.2
MC Write 14.5
MC Mixed 15.7
43% 15.1 GB/s
SC Read 7
SC Write 8.9
SC Mixed 10.2
25% 8.7 GB/s
Latency 101
40% 101 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 41.2%
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-Z87-HD3 Builds (Compare 2,601 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 40%
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Desktop
Desktop 70%
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Workstation
Workstation 40%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z87-HD3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $559
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