Gigabyte GA-Z97-D3H-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 58%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 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 a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 71.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics61.8% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive61.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory12GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 12GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 6 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Very high background CPU (45%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemGigabyte Z97-D3H
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97-D3H-CF  (all builds)
Memory5.3 GB free of 12 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20140617
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateFeb 12 '19 at 21:01
Run Duration158 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU 45%

 PC Performing below expectations (34th 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 i5-4590-$165
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
71.1% Very good
SC Int 96
SC Float 102
SC Mixed 99.8
79% 99.1 Pts
QC Int 318
QC Float 380
QC Mixed 364
80% 354 Pts
MC Int 391
MC Float 391
MC Mixed 395
59% 392 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 71.1%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$374
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
61.8% Good
Lighting 189
Reflection 173
Parallax 192
59% 185 fps
MRender 140
Gravity 180
Splatting 123
64% 148 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 61.8%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX100 256GB-$116
80GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 263 90 80 90 75 73 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
61.6% Good
Read 278
Write 326
Mixed 241
SusWrite 112
54% 239 MB/s
4K Read 25.8
4K Write 86
4K Mixed 35.6
130% 49.1 MB/s
DQ Read 30.4
DQ Write 123
DQ Mixed 38.1
40% 63.8 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 61.6%
Great: 97%
WD Red 3TB (2012)-$95
905GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 95 90 91 93 91 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
63.5% Good
Read 130
Write 114
Mixed 81
SusWrite 91.3
77% 104 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
180% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 63.5%
Great: 90%
WD Black 1TB (2010)-$70
848GB free
Firmware: 05.01D05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 89 96 90 92 93 91 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
56.1% Above average
Read 103
Write 102
Mixed 79.3
SusWrite 92.2
70% 94 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.8
178% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 56.1%
Great: 76%
JetFlash Transcend 32GB
1GB free, PID 1000
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 28.5
Write 19
Mixed 10.5
22% 19.3 MB/s
4K Read 7.2
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
27% 2.4 MB/s
Poor: 4% Great: 28%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown BLS4G3D1609DS1S00. 1315 BLS4G3D1609DS1S00. Kingston 99U5471-001.A00LF Kingston 99U5471-001.A00LF 12GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
4096, 4096, 2048, 2048 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
40.5% Average
MC Read 13.2
MC Write 14.7
MC Mixed 12.8
39% 13.6 GB/s
SC Read 10.6
SC Write 13.3
SC Mixed 12
34% 12 GB/s
Latency 71.6
56% 71.6 ns
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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-Z97-D3H-CF Builds (Compare 2,448 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97-D3H-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $817
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