Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 70%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 96.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics68.7% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive107% 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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3  (all builds)
Memory13.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit barev
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 11 '19 at 21:24
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
96.8% Outstanding
SC Int 136
SC Float 134
SC Mixed 134
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 525
QC Float 483
QC Mixed 478
112% 496 Pts
MC Int 676
MC Float 715
MC Mixed 714
105% 701 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 96.8%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX Vega 64-$529
CLim: 1630 MHz, MLim: 950 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.1.1
Performing below potential (4th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (185 fps cap detected)
68.7% Good
Lighting 181
Reflection 186
Parallax 182
56% 183 fps
MRender 186
Gravity 185
Splatting 188
78% 186 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 68.7%
Great: 137%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$80
81GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 357 197 191 197 183 177 MB/s
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 462
Write 446
Mixed 357
SusWrite 217
83% 370 MB/s
4K Read 39.2
4K Write 122
4K Mixed 52.4
191% 71.1 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 362
272% 363 MB/s
Poor: 73%
This bench: 107%
Great: 124%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$60
590GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 182 189 191 189 191 191 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
96.8% Outstanding
Read 149
Write 113
Mixed 77.8
SusWrite 189
97% 132 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 66%
This bench: 96.8%
Great: 115%
Samsung HD642JJ 640GB-$40
224GB free
Firmware: 1AA01113
SusWrite @10s intervals: 82 79 79 79 78 83 MB/s
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
52.8% Above average
Read 104
Write 68.7
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 80
58% 78.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
172% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 26%
This bench: 52.8%
Great: 62%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair XMS3 DDR3 1600 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
58.9% Above average
MC Read 21.5
MC Write 21.1
MC Mixed 16.9
57% 19.8 GB/s
SC Read 16.4
SC Write 21.7
SC Mixed 20.5
56% 19.5 GB/s
Latency 61
66% 61 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 58.9%
Great: 60%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3 - $169

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $988
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