Gigabyte GA-Z97P-D3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (43rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 57 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 49%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics2.85% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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-Z97P-D3  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime1.2 Days
Run DateMay 16 '19 at 20:31
Run Duration174 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (43rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790-$320
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
49% Average
Memory 32.8
1-Core 114
2-Core 227
64% 125 Pts
4-Core 349
8-Core 587
59% 468 Pts
64-Core 582
39% 582 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 49%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
Gigabyte(1458 D000) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4624
Performing above expectations (60th percentile)
2.85% Terrible
Lighting 13.2
Reflection 16.7
Parallax 18.4
4% 16.1 fps
MRender 17.2
Gravity 7.3
Splatting 18.9
3% 14.5 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.85%
Great: 3%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra II 480GB-$60
377GB free
Firmware: X41200RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 422 315 300 288 287 286 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 445
Write 393
Mixed 335
SusWrite 316
84% 373 MB/s
4K Read 30.4
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 43.9
164% 63.5 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 299
DQ Mixed 248
210% 308 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 103%
Great: 105%
SanDisk SSD Plus 120GB-$44
28GB free
Firmware: Z32080RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 48 54 32 41 77 144 MB/s
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
28.5% Poor
Read 229
Write 31.7
Mixed 6.2
SusWrite 66
18% 83.3 MB/s
4K Read 16.9
4K Write 21.5
4K Mixed 0.8
38% 13.1 MB/s
DQ Read 147
DQ Write 85.2
DQ Mixed 0.2
31% 77.5 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 28.5%
Great: 81%
Maxtor STM3160211AS 160GB
91GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 3.AAE
SusWrite @10s intervals: 20 45 31 48 51 53 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
28.7% Poor
Read 58.5
Write 56.5
Mixed 36
SusWrite 41.2
35% 48 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.8
136% 0.87 MB/s
Poor: 9%
This bench: 28.7%
Great: 40%
Seagate Desktop SSHD 4TB-$160
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 167 169 168 171 169 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
94.6% Outstanding
Read 160
Write 76.7
Mixed 26.5
SusWrite 168
78% 108 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 1.7
325% 2.6 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 94.6%
Great: 96%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Savage DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
26.6% Poor
MC Read 10.9
MC Write 9.8
MC Mixed 7
26% 9.23 GB/s
SC Read 9.3
SC Write 9.4
SC Mixed 9.9
27% 9.53 GB/s
Latency 239
17% 239 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 26.6%
Great: 86%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z97P-D3 Builds (Compare 9,969 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
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Desktop
Desktop 78%
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Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97P-D3

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