Gigabyte GA-Z97M-DS3H

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (88th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 12 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics40.9% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive102% 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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97M-DS3H  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime9.4 Days
Run DateApr 03 '19 at 02:57
Run Duration131 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing way above expectations (88th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4570-$300
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
80.6% Excellent
Memory 93.5
1-Core 103
2-Core 204
79% 133 Pts
4-Core 392
8-Core 390
54% 391 Pts
64-Core 391
26% 391 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 80.6%
Great: 81%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 770-$279
Nvidia(10DE 1033) 2GB
CLim: 1202 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 419.67
Performing below potential (66th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
40.9% Average
Lighting 128
Reflection 103
Parallax 167
34% 133 fps
MRender 114
Gravity 149
Splatting 83.6
41% 115 fps
Poor: 38%
This bench: 40.9%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingdian S280 120GB
67GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R1008A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 263 155 142 145 146 145 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 468
Write 377
Mixed 380
SusWrite 166
78% 348 MB/s
4K Read 38.7
4K Write 107
4K Mixed 59.5
191% 68.3 MB/s
DQ Read 291
DQ Write 301
DQ Mixed 120
139% 238 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 102%
Great: 107%
P4-240 240GB
66GB free
Firmware: H181026
SusWrite @10s intervals: 301 421 414 414 425 87 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
93.5% Outstanding
Read 456
Write 422
Mixed 376
SusWrite 344
90% 400 MB/s
4K Read 29.4
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 35.5
152% 60.4 MB/s
DQ Read 84.8
DQ Write 290
DQ Mixed 128
115% 168 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 93.5%
Great: 95%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
62.7% Good
MC Read 22.4
MC Write 23
MC Mixed 19.8
62% 21.7 GB/s
SC Read 16.2
SC Write 19.1
SC Mixed 20.4
53% 18.6 GB/s
Latency 61
66% 61 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 62.7%
Great: 63%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z97M-DS3H Builds (Compare 350 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97M-DS3H - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $769
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