Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 55%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (34th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 66 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 72.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics17.8% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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 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.
Memory24GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 24GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
12 months ago, 12 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97-HD3  (all builds)
Memory18.6 GB free of 24 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160303
Uptime6.1 Days
Run DateMay 16 '19 at 04:48
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing below expectations (34th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Xeon E3-1231 v3-$248
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
72.4% Very good
Memory 83.1
1-Core 98.8
2-Core 184
73% 122 Pts
4-Core 334
8-Core 504
54% 419 Pts
64-Core 504
34% 504 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 72.4%
Great: 84%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750-Ti-$110
CLim: 1463 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
17.8% Very poor
Lighting 67.4
Reflection 49.8
Parallax 70.9
18% 62.7 fps
MRender 55.2
Gravity 62.7
Splatting 43.6
18% 53.8 fps
Poor: 18%
This bench: 17.8%
Great: 21%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$113
128GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 404 260 219 206 196 191 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 422
Write 409
Mixed 352
SusWrite 246
80% 357 MB/s
4K Read 37.1
4K Write 94.5
4K Mixed 55.1
177% 62.2 MB/s
DQ Read 371
DQ Write 335
DQ Mixed 352
264% 352 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 103%
Great: 134%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
440GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 127 127 127 128 127 127 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
84.8% Excellent
Read 168
Write 152
Mixed 97.3
SusWrite 127
100% 136 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.1
216% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 84.8%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F3-1866C10-8GAB 1311 NT4GC64B8HG0NF-CG 0118 8GBH2X04F1AA28-15 1311 NT4GC64B8HG0NF-CG 24GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
8192, 4096, 8192, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
46.6% Average
MC Read 15.7
MC Write 17.4
MC Mixed 14.3
45% 15.8 GB/s
SC Read 11.8
SC Write 17.4
SC Mixed 15.1
42% 14.8 GB/s
Latency 75
53% 75 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-Z97-HD3 Builds (Compare 8,297 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3 - $102

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $761
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