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 65.3%, 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.
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
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateApr 21 '19 at 11:03
Run Duration164 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU9%

 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 below expectations (31st percentile)
65.3% Good
1-Core 101
2-Core 210
73% 156 Pts
4-Core 345
8-Core 545
57% 445 Pts
64-Core 548
37% 548 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 65.3%
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: 545 320 126 108 109 125 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 542
Write 548
Mixed 459
SusWrite 222
99% 443 MB/s
4K Read 31.7
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 46.9
163% 60.6 MB/s
DQ Read 279
DQ Write 487
DQ Mixed 283
243% 350 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 103%
Great: 125%
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$58
50GB free
Firmware: 506ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 90 89 84 89 85 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
53.7% Above average
Read 152
Write 112
Mixed 117
SusWrite 88
26% 117 MB/s
4K Read 25.5
4K Write 85.8
4K Mixed 29.4
122% 46.9 MB/s
DQ Read 127
DQ Write 110
DQ Mixed 58.5
60% 98.4 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 53.7%
Great: 72%
Reeinno ST960GB S4S3 960GB
317GB free
Firmware: R0822A0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 364 213 52 52 64 64 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Hitachi HUA723020ALA641 2TB-$78
439GB free
Firmware: MK7OA840
SusWrite @10s intervals: 66 66 66 68 67 66 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
52.2% Above average
Read 115
Write 115
Mixed 66.5
SusWrite 66.5
67% 90.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.7
150% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 52.2%
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)
76.2% Very good
MC Read 27.9
MC Write 28.8
MC Mixed 24.7
78% 27.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.3
SC Write 20.2
SC Mixed 23.9
58% 20.5 GB/s
Latency 56.4
71% 56.4 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 76.2%
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 52%
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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: $977
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