Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 26%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
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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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics19% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive76.8% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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 (14%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97-HD3  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1600 x 900 - 32 Bit colores,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160303
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 07 '19 at 08:45
Run Duration113 Seconds
Run User PER-User
Background CPU 14%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i5-4690K-$255
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
80.4% Excellent
SC Int 114
SC Float 116
SC Mixed 113
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 430
QC Float 418
QC Mixed 412
95% 420 Pts
MC Int 431
MC Float 419
MC Mixed 432
64% 427 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 80.4%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GT 1030
Asus(1043 85F5) 2GB
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 399.24
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
19% Very poor
Lighting 59.4
Reflection 40.1
Parallax 59.3
18% 52.9 fps
MRender 33.9
Gravity 56.6
Splatting 46.5
20% 45.7 fps
Poor: 15%
This bench: 19%
Great: 20%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 480GB-$43
419GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFK60A9
SusWrite @10s intervals: 336 90 96 91 93 89 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
76.8% Very good
Read 424
Write 205
Mixed 312
SusWrite 132
60% 268 MB/s
4K Read 28.3
4K Write 84.7
4K Mixed 38.5
137% 50.5 MB/s
DQ Read 115
DQ Write 304
DQ Mixed 206
158% 208 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 76.8%
Great: 90%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1866 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
72.6% Very good
MC Read 26.4
MC Write 26.3
MC Mixed 22.9
72% 25.2 GB/s
SC Read 19.3
SC Write 21.5
SC Mixed 24.3
62% 21.7 GB/s
Latency 54.8
73% 54.8 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 72%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z97-HD3 Builds (Compare 5,495 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3 - $102

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $816
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