Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD3H-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (52nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 48 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 77.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics56.7% 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 Drive130% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
Very high background CPU (51%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
SystemGigabyte Z97X-UD3H
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-UD3H-CF  (all builds)
Memory4.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateApr 30 '19 at 06:26
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 51%

 PC Performing as expected (52nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
77.8% Very good
Memory 84.7
1-Core 99.2
2-Core 237
79% 140 Pts
4-Core 383
8-Core 552
60% 467 Pts
64-Core 527
35% 527 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 77.8%
Great: 95%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$395
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
56.7% Above average
Lighting 222
Reflection 191
Parallax 212
58% 208 fps
MRender 160
Gravity 204
Splatting 143
57% 169 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 56.7%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 256GB-$71
132GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1B0QBXX7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 435 525 553 531 543 525 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
130% Outstanding
Read 613
Write 548
Mixed 417
SusWrite 519
118% 524 MB/s
4K Read 38.1
4K Write 88.7
4K Mixed 45
162% 57.3 MB/s
DQ Read 771
DQ Write 311
DQ Mixed 374
321% 485 MB/s
Poor: 129%
This bench: 130%
Great: 242%
WD Red 2TB (2012)-$70
2TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 134 135 135 133 135 136 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
78.5% Very good
Read 139
Write 133
Mixed 56.7
SusWrite 135
84% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
176% 1.33 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 78.5%
Great: 86%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4GBH1X04NBDD35-165 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
48.8% Average
MC Read 17
MC Write 18.7
MC Mixed 14.9
48% 16.9 GB/s
SC Read 12.3
SC Write 15.1
SC Mixed 14.2
40% 13.9 GB/s
Latency 72.3
55% 72.3 ns
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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-UD3H-CF Builds (Compare 3,496 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 62%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD3H-CF

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