Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (72nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 28 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 93.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive109% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97-HD3  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150420
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateDec 09 '18 at 19:41
Run Duration156 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing above expectations (72nd 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 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
93.9% Outstanding
Memory 95.2
1-Core 136
2-Core 268
95% 166 Pts
4-Core 499
8-Core 726
79% 613 Pts
64-Core 728
49% 728 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 93.9%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 417.22
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Lighting 47.8
Reflection 54.9
Parallax 44.8
39% 49.1 fps
Gravity 47.8
Splatting 62.2
49% 55 fps
Poor: 114% Great: 150%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
T-force 250GB 256GB
60GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P1205E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 434 447 451 138 85 87 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
109% Outstanding
Read 513
Write 469
Mixed 435
SusWrite 274
95% 423 MB/s
4K Read 34.7
4K Write 130
4K Mixed 52.6
188% 72.3 MB/s
DQ Read 253
DQ Write 345
DQ Mixed 258
206% 285 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 109%
Great: 116%
Seagate Momentus Thin 5400.9 2.5" 500GB-$43
113GB free
Firmware: 0001SDM1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 76 75 76 76 77 75 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
41.9% Average
Read 70.5
Write 74.2
Mixed 46.8
SusWrite 75.7
49% 66.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.6
102% 0.63 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 41.9%
Great: 63%
Toshiba MQ01ABF050 500GB-$32
16GB free
Firmware: AM0P1D
SusWrite @10s intervals: 100 99 94 77 89 92 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
49.7% Average
Read 81.5
Write 82.2
Mixed 31
SusWrite 91.6
52% 71.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.5
102% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 49.7%
Great: 62%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$46
8GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 184
Write 177
Mixed 38.5
97% 133 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
146% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 46% Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BLT4G3D1869DT2TXOB 1315 BLT4G3D1608DT2TXOB 1315 BLT4G3D1869DT2TXOB 1315 BLT4G3D1608DT2TXOB 16GB
1866, 1866, 1866, 1866 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
69.7% Good
MC Read 25.4
MC Write 25.3
MC Mixed 21
68% 23.9 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 25.4
SC Mixed 23.4
63% 22.1 GB/s
Latency 56.6
71% 56.6 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 69.7%
Great: 70%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z97-HD3 Builds (Compare 3,406 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3 - $102

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $763
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