Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 66.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Boot Drive103% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3  (all builds)
Memory12.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160303
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateApr 21 '19 at 10:58
Run Duration164 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing as expected (45th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4770-$305
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
66.8% Good
1-Core 109
2-Core 214
76% 161 Pts
4-Core 340
8-Core 551
57% 446 Pts
64-Core 550
37% 550 Pts
Poor: 54%
This bench: 66.8%
Great: 76%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel Pro 6000p NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$65
144GB free (System drive)
Firmware: HP01 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 521 270 120 126 108 109 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 548
Write 485
Mixed 503
SusWrite 209
98% 437 MB/s
4K Read 32.7
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 48.1
167% 62 MB/s
DQ Read 278
DQ Write 487
DQ Mixed 212
209% 326 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 103%
Great: 126%
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$70
50GB free
Firmware: 506ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 86 85 85 86 84 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
53.2% Above average
Read 144
Write 115
Mixed 130
SusWrite 86.4
27% 119 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 87.6
4K Mixed 30.9
121% 47.2 MB/s
DQ Read 127
DQ Write 105
DQ Mixed 65.6
63% 99.2 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 53.2%
Great: 74%
Reeinno ST960GB S4S3 960GB
317GB free
Firmware: R0822A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 360 318 52 53 60 52 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Hitachi HUA723020ALA641 2TB-$78
439GB free
Firmware: MK7OA840
SusWrite @10s intervals: 62 70 70 65 60 64 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
44.2% Average
Read 88.5
Write 91.2
Mixed 58
SusWrite 65.2
56% 75.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.8
161% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 44.2%
Great: 82%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 2133 C11 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
76.7% Very good
MC Read 28.5
MC Write 29
MC Mixed 24.5
78% 27.3 GB/s
SC Read 16.9
SC Write 20.4
SC Mixed 24.1
58% 20.5 GB/s
Latency 55.5
72% 55.5 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 76.7%
Great: 106%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 51%
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Desktop
Desktop 76%
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Workstation
Workstation 52%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3 - $169

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $986
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