Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (97th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 3 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics62% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive104% 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.
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.
Very high background CPU (51%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97-HD3  (all builds)
Memory6.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
DisplayЦвета: 3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160303
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 07 '19 at 15:32
Run Duration130 Seconds
Run User BLR-User
Background CPU 51%

 PC Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4770K-$293
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
84.1% Excellent
1-Core 131
2-Core 261
92% 196 Pts
4-Core 446
8-Core 700
73% 574 Pts
64-Core 700
47% 700 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 84.1%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$242
Nvidia(10DE 1C03) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2314 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
62% Good
Lighting 245
Reflection 215
Parallax 233
63% 231 fps
MRender 178
Gravity 225
Splatting 172
61% 192 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 62%
Great: 61%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Patriot Ignite M3 240GB
100GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM01.7
SusWrite @10s intervals: 351 357 299 214 101 220 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
104% Outstanding
Read 522
Write 379
Mixed 329
SusWrite 257
83% 372 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 43.1
173% 68.2 MB/s
DQ Read 326
DQ Write 351
DQ Mixed 169
174% 282 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 104%
Great: 104%
SMI 2263XT 480GB
349GB free
Firmware: R0222B0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 185 147 125 127 125 118 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Hynix HMT451S6BFR8A-PB 0467 RMT3160ED58E9W1600 8GB
1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
59.9% Above average
MC Read 21.9
MC Write 21.4
MC Mixed 17.3
58% 20.2 GB/s
SC Read 17.1
SC Write 22.6
SC Mixed 19.2
56% 19.6 GB/s
Latency 59.3
67% 59.3 ns
Poor: 53%
This bench: 59.9%
Great: 60%
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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 6,559 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: 43% - Average Total price: $760
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