Gigabyte GA-Z97M-DS3H

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (76th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 24 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics30.6% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (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.
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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
3 months ago, 1 month ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97M-DS3H  (all builds)
Memory5.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140424
Uptime2.8 Days
Run DateMar 24 '19 at 12:11
Run Duration109 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (76th 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 i5-4670K-$270
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
82.2% Excellent
SC Int 110
SC Float 80.3
SC Mixed 111
80% 100 Pts
QC Int 446
QC Float 432
QC Mixed 434
99% 437 Pts
MC Int 442
MC Float 379
MC Mixed 397
61% 406 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 82.2%
Great: 96%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 660-$170
Gigabyte(1458 354E) 2GB
CLim: 1254 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 417.71
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
30.6% Below average
Lighting 79.4
Reflection 66.3
Parallax 105
28% 83.7 fps
MRender 73.1
Gravity 93.4
Splatting 61.2
33% 75.9 fps
Poor: 25%
This bench: 30.6%
Great: 31%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1.5TB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 150 118 143 164 160 163 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
90.6% Outstanding
Read 166
Write 161
Mixed 80.9
SusWrite 150
102% 139 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 90.6%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
62.8% Good
MC Read 22.6
MC Write 22.8
MC Mixed 19.7
62% 21.7 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 20.9
52% 18.4 GB/s
Latency 57.7
69% 57.7 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 62.8%
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-Z97M-DS3H Builds (Compare 1,197 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97M-DS3H - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $938
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