Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 85.5%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
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 Drive84.2% 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.
Run History
2 months ago, 18 days ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3  (all builds)
Memory4.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1024 x 768 - 32 Bit couleurs, 3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140515
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 11 '19 at 18:10
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
85.5% Excellent
SC Int 130
SC Float 126
SC Mixed 127
102% 128 Pts
QC Int 394
QC Float 415
QC Mixed 417
93% 409 Pts
MC Int 573
MC Float 622
MC Mixed 541
87% 579 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 85.5%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$360
CLim: 1987 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
104% Outstanding
Lighting 320
Reflection 305
Parallax 352
103% 326 fps
MRender 206
Gravity 299
Splatting 228
105% 244 fps
Poor: 80%
This bench: 104%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX100 256GB-$116
56GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 222 102 104 104 104 103 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
84.2% Excellent
Read 446
Write 324
Mixed 315
SusWrite 123
67% 302 MB/s
4K Read 30.1
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 42.8
157% 59.7 MB/s
DQ Read 169
DQ Write 305
DQ Mixed 78.1
104% 184 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 84.2%
Great: 97%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 195 196 196 195 193 197 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
113% Outstanding
Read 198
Write 151
Mixed 85.2
SusWrite 195
115% 157 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 113%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
59.1% Above average
MC Read 20.2
MC Write 21.3
MC Mixed 17.9
57% 19.8 GB/s
SC Read 16.1
SC Write 22.6
SC Mixed 19
55% 19.2 GB/s
Latency 56.8
70% 56.8 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 59.1%
Great: 62%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z97X-Gaming 3 Builds (Compare 6,707 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3 - $169

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $973
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