Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 80%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (30th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 70 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 53.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics104% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive54.7% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
Memory20GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 20GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97-HD3  (all builds)
Memory14.6 GB free of 20 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141208
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 10 '18 at 07:57
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing below expectations (30th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-4430-$248
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
53.5% Above average
1-Core 85.7
2-Core 166
59% 126 Pts
4-Core 285
8-Core 306
40% 295 Pts
64-Core 294
20% 294 Pts
Poor: 41%
This bench: 53.5%
Great: 62%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 416.81
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Lighting 414
Reflection 370
Parallax 443
108% 409 fps
MRender 230
Gravity 409
Splatting 248
98% 296 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 104%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Transcend SSD370 256GB-$90
24GB free (System drive)
Firmware: N1114B
SusWrite @10s intervals: 239 128 51 52 76 51 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
54.7% Above average
Read 474
Write 298
Mixed 267
SusWrite 99.5
63% 285 MB/s
4K Read 26.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 37.9
90% 22 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 54.7%
Great: 98%
Microsoft Storage Space Device 997GB
929GB free
Firmware: 0.1
SusWrite @10s intervals: 681 694 857 975 979 967 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 68% Great: 130%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
306GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 83 84 84 83 84 83 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
63.8% Good
Read 138
Write 117
Mixed 65
SusWrite 83.5
74% 101 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.2
227% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 63.8%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F3-1600C9-8GXM 0420 F3-1866C9-4GAB 0420 F3-1600C9-8GXM 20GB
1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
8192, 4096, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
48.5% Average
MC Read 16.8
MC Write 18.2
MC Mixed 15.1
48% 16.7 GB/s
SC Read 13.2
SC Write 15.1
SC Mixed 15.1
41% 14.5 GB/s
Latency 75.7
53% 75.7 ns
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z97-HD3 Builds (Compare 6,538 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3 - $102

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 44% - Average Total price: $750
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