Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD3H-BK-CF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (60th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 40 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 82.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics42.4% 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)
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 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). 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)
Memory7.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140617
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 12 '18 at 12:12
Run Duration175 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing above expectations (60th 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 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
82.8% Excellent
SC Int 129
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 127
102% 128 Pts
QC Int 357
QC Float 364
QC Mixed 383
83% 368 Pts
MC Int 606
MC Float 634
MC Mixed 641
94% 627 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 82.8%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
Gigabyte(1458 36AB) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1506 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 416.34
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
42.4% Average
Lighting 144
Reflection 120
Parallax 130
43% 131 fps
MRender 82.1
Gravity 125
Splatting 84.4
42% 97.1 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 42.4%
Great: 45%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$98
26GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 7,078
Write 5,921
Mixed 6,399
1,441% 6,466 MB/s
4K Read 718
4K Write 392
4K Mixed 486
1,918% 532 MB/s
DQ Read 1,365
DQ Write 1086
DQ Mixed 1,100
858% 1,184 MB/s
Poor: 79% Great: 134%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
83GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 88 90 92 91 91 91 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
73.2% Very good
Read 164
Write 124
Mixed 87.5
SusWrite 90.6
86% 116 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.2
227% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 73.2%
Great: 107%
Seagate Laptop SSHD 2.5" 1TB-$64
29GB free
Firmware: SM15
SusWrite @10s intervals: 107 95 88 88 96 96 MB/s
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
42.5% Average
Read 51.2
Write 99.5
Mixed 25.5
SusWrite 95.2
49% 67.8 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 5.3
4K Mixed 1.7
329% 2.67 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 42.5%
Great: 64%
WD Black 4TB (2016)-$165
3.5TB free
Firmware: 81.H0A81
SusWrite @10s intervals: 209 194 204 208 193 203 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 209
Write 215
Mixed 77
SusWrite 202
128% 176 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 4.1
4K Mixed 0.8
206% 1.97 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 118%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
61.6% Good
MC Read 21.6
MC Write 22
MC Mixed 18.6
59% 20.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 23.5
SC Mixed 20.6
58% 20.4 GB/s
Latency 57.9
69% 57.9 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 61.6%
Great: 63%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD3H-BK-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $672
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