Gigabyte GA-Z97M-DS3H

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (79th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 21 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Boot Drive70.7% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 10 years and 2 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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97M-DS3H  (all builds)
Memory5.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 15 '19 at 13:06
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User ECU-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (79th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
82.9% Excellent
1-Core 125
2-Core 241
87% 183 Pts
4-Core 475
8-Core 656
74% 565 Pts
64-Core 654
44% 654 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 82.9%
Great: 89%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk SSD Plus 240GB-$34
29GB free (System drive)
Firmware: Z22000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 341 344 96 5.1 212 259 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
70.7% Very good
Read 459
Write 339
Mixed 247
SusWrite 209
70% 314 MB/s
4K Read 24.9
4K Write 115
4K Mixed 12.5
115% 50.8 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 200
DQ Mixed 78.3
82% 132 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 70.7%
Great: 86%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$37
557GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 167 167 167 167 166 MB/s
Performing above expectations (76th percentile)
96.7% Outstanding
Read 170
Write 159
Mixed 105
SusWrite 167
110% 150 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.2
246% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 96.7%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 99U5471-054.A00LF 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
32.9% Below average
MC Read 11.2
MC Write 10.5
MC Mixed 8.9
29% 10.2 GB/s
SC Read 10
SC Write 11.5
SC Mixed 11
31% 10.8 GB/s
Latency 62.8
64% 62.8 ns
Poor: 21%
This bench: 32.9%
Great: 35%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z97M-DS3H Builds (Compare 1,342 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 49%
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Desktop
Desktop 76%
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Workstation
Workstation 46%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97M-DS3H - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $927
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