Gigabyte GA-Z97-D3H-CF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 27%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (28th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 72 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 51.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics4.6% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemGigabyte Z97-D3H
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97-D3H-CF  (all builds)
Memory11.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit cores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime3.5 Days
Run DateFeb 22 '19 at 12:42
Run Duration166 Seconds
Run User BRA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing below expectations (28th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-4440-$228
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.1 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
51.7% Above average
1-Core 85.2
2-Core 174
61% 130 Pts
4-Core 321
8-Core 328
44% 325 Pts
64-Core 345
23% 345 Pts
Poor: 35%
This bench: 51.7%
Great: 58%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
Gigabyte(1458 D000) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.5058
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
4.6% Terrible
Lighting 11.9
Reflection 15.3
Parallax 20.5
5% 15.9 fps
MRender 12.8
Gravity 6.5
Splatting 15.6
5% 11.6 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 4.6%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 320GB (2007)-$17
31GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 01.03E01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 43 42 39 40 44 50 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)
30.6% Below average
Read 63.5
Write 59.3
Mixed 41.7
SusWrite 42.9
38% 51.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
139% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 30.6%
Great: 59%
Seagate ST3500312CS 500GB-$18
11GB free
Firmware: SC13
SusWrite @10s intervals: 65 60 55 54 61 68 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
32.2% Below average
Read 51.5
Write 50.7
Mixed 37.2
SusWrite 60.5
37% 50 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.7
130% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 21%
This bench: 32.2%
Great: 61%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMZ8GX3M1A1600C10 Kingston KHX1600C10D3/8G 16GB
1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Performing below potential (5th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
31.5% Below average
MC Read 10.5
MC Write 10.8
MC Mixed 8.9
29% 10.1 GB/s
SC Read 8.9
SC Write 10.3
SC Mixed 9.5
27% 9.57 GB/s
Latency 70.9
56% 70.9 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 31.5%
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-Z97-D3H-CF Builds (Compare 3,220 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 78%
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Workstation
Workstation 53%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97-D3H-CF

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