Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 100%
UFO
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (78th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 22 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 81.3%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics110% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive129% 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.
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 (12%). 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)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 16 '19 at 17:38
Run Duration174 Seconds
Run User HRV-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing above expectations (78th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
81.3% Excellent
1-Core 140
2-Core 268
97% 204 Pts
4-Core 450
8-Core 746
76% 598 Pts
64-Core 739
50% 739 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 81.3%
Great: 88%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2790 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 430.64
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Lighting 433
Reflection 415
Parallax 478
114% 442 fps
MRender 259
Gravity 428
Splatting 272
106% 320 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 110%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$52
79GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 324 319 308 310 309 195 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
129% Outstanding
Read 515
Write 491
Mixed 465
SusWrite 294
99% 441 MB/s
4K Read 51.3
4K Write 132
4K Mixed 69.7
237% 84.4 MB/s
DQ Read 382
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 360
272% 364 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 129%
Great: 129%
Samsung 860 Evo 1TB-$130
331GB free
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 356 401 406 406 407 434 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
134% Outstanding
Read 511
Write 493
Mixed 459
SusWrite 402
105% 466 MB/s
4K Read 46.5
4K Write 143
4K Mixed 67.4
232% 85.5 MB/s
DQ Read 383
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 363
273% 365 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 134%
Great: 135%
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$100
152GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 337 271 271 272 271 272 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
120% Outstanding
Read 507
Write 483
Mixed 433
SusWrite 282
96% 426 MB/s
4K Read 45.4
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 60.8
213% 77.2 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 348
DQ Mixed 230
209% 319 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 120%
Great: 117%
Toshiba P300 2TB-$75
511GB free
Firmware: MX4OACF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 156 156 154 156 155 155 MB/s
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
89.6% Excellent
Read 157
Write 166
Mixed 34.5
SusWrite 156
93% 128 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.6
156% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 89.6%
Great: 111%
Seagate M3 2TB
270GB free
Firmware: 0707
SusWrite @10s intervals: 39 41 41 42 42 42 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
22.8% Poor
Read 36.7
Write 39.2
Mixed 33
SusWrite 41.3
28% 37.5 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 3.7
4K Mixed 0.5
170% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 15%
This bench: 22.8%
Great: 67%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2000 MHz
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
72.9% Very good
MC Read 27
MC Write 26.2
MC Mixed 21
71% 24.7 GB/s
SC Read 20.5
SC Write 26.1
SC Mixed 25.4
69% 24 GB/s
Latency 52
77% 52 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 72.9%
Great: 73%
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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-Gaming 3 Builds (Compare 8,741 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3 - $169

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $989
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