Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 73.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Boot Drive91.3% 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.
Very high background CPU (34%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97-HD3  (all builds)
Memory10.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20141208
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateJan 12 '19 at 02:58
Run Duration151 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 34%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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 below expectations (9th percentile)
73.1% Very good
SC Int 105
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 109
85% 107 Pts
QC Int 346
QC Float 366
QC Mixed 347
80% 353 Pts
MC Int 511
MC Float 554
MC Mixed 546
80% 537 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 73.1%
Great: 99%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$90
49GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 322 135 134 134 135 134 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
91.3% Outstanding
Read 469
Write 428
Mixed 327
SusWrite 166
78% 348 MB/s
4K Read 23.6
4K Write 82
4K Mixed 51
145% 52.2 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 353
267% 359 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 91.3%
Great: 115%
Spcc Solid State Disk 512GB
379GB free
Firmware: R0522A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 393 424 425 427 429 425 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
89.6% Excellent
Read 433
Write 359
Mixed 346
SusWrite 421
88% 390 MB/s
4K Read 27
4K Write 99.9
4K Mixed 24
124% 50.3 MB/s
DQ Read 107
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 34.9
80% 158 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 89.6%
Great: 98%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$40
376GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 198 201 201 200 200 201 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Read 152
Write 115
Mixed 75.8
SusWrite 200
99% 136 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.9
174% 1.27 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 101%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 2133 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
43.9% Average
MC Read 15.2
MC Write 15.9
MC Mixed 13.4
42% 14.8 GB/s
SC Read 11.8
SC Write 16.2
SC Mixed 12.8
39% 13.6 GB/s
Latency 74.9
53% 74.9 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 43.9%
Great: 80%
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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 4,402 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
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Desktop
Desktop 75%
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Workstation
Workstation 48%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3 - $102

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $801
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CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i7-8700K $368Nvidia GTX 1070 $350Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $70
AMD Ryzen 5 1600 $150Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $250Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $90
Intel Core i5-8600K $260Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti $808Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $163
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $115SanDisk Extreme 64GB $43
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $780SanDisk Extreme 32GB $48
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $125SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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