Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 81%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 91%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (69th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 31 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 91.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics89.1% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive68.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
Run History
6 years ago, 6 years ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97-HD3  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141208
Uptime6.9 Days
Run DateMay 22 '16 at 08:28
Run Duration84 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (69th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
91.2% Outstanding
Memory 92.4
1-Core 133
2-Core 249
91% 158 Pts
4-Core 485
8-Core 701
77% 593 Pts
64-Core 702
47% 702 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 91.2%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-Ti-$560
EVGA(3842 4996) ≥ 4GB
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver. 10.18.13.6519
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
89.1% Excellent
Lighting 118
Reflection 122
Parallax 112
95% 117 fps
MRender 95.9
Gravity 102
Splatting 90.7
82% 96.4 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 89.1%
Great: 89%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata Premier SP550 960GB-$109
182GB free (System drive)
Firmware: O1126A Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
68.8% Good
Read 426
Write 252
Mixed 251
68% 309 MB/s
4K Read 19.3
4K Write 57.9
4K Mixed 21.6
88% 32.9 MB/s
DQ Read 275
DQ Write 170
DQ Mixed 44.8
81% 163 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 68.8%
Great: 95%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F3-10666CL9-4GBNT 0420 F3-10666CL9-4GBNT 0423 Team-Elite-1333 0423 Team-Elite-1333 16GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
52.8% Above average
MC Read 18.1
MC Write 18.6
MC Mixed 15.9
50% 17.5 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 18.2
51% 17.9 GB/s
Latency 63.4
63% 63.4 ns
Poor: 51%
This bench: 52.8%
Great: 52%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z97-HD3 Builds (Compare 5,269 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3 - $102

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $675
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