Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 69%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 91%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics110% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive99.8% 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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateApr 17 '19 at 18:07
Run Duration154 Seconds
Run User HRV-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
91% Outstanding
1-Core 136
2-Core 268
95% 202 Pts
4-Core 503
8-Core 708
79% 605 Pts
64-Core 713
48% 713 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 91%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2790 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 425.31
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Lighting 432
Reflection 413
Parallax 477
114% 441 fps
MRender 269
Gravity 428
Splatting 267
106% 321 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 110%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$51
83GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 319 321 314 308 287 231 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
99.8% Outstanding
Read 509
Write 308
Mixed 307
SusWrite 297
79% 355 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 128
4K Mixed 35.3
152% 63 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 319
DQ Mixed 250
214% 316 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 99.8%
Great: 127%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$100
47GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 361 271 271 271 271 271 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 481
Mixed 353
SusWrite 286
91% 406 MB/s
4K Read 44.9
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 57.3
207% 75.3 MB/s
DQ Read 378
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 223
206% 317 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 118%
Great: 117%
Toshiba P300 2TB-$63
447GB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 142 146 146 145 146 144 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
92.9% Outstanding
Read 179
Write 180
Mixed 32.8
SusWrite 145
97% 134 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 0.6
153% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 92.9%
Great: 110%
WD Black 500GB (2012)-$55
150GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 118 120 120 120 121 120 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
64.9% Good
Read 106
Write 83.5
Mixed 67.3
SusWrite 120
69% 94.2 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.1
217% 1.57 MB/s
Poor: 47%
This bench: 64.9%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
72.8% Very good
MC Read 26.9
MC Write 26.1
MC Mixed 21.1
71% 24.7 GB/s
SC Read 20.1
SC Write 25.3
SC Mixed 25.4
67% 23.6 GB/s
Latency 51.2
78% 51.2 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 72.8%
Great: 73%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z97X-Gaming 3 Builds (Compare 8,998 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3 - $169

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $986
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