Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 68%
Battle cruiser
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (87th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 13 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics70.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive114% 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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97-HD3  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160303
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateMay 18 '19 at 06:48
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing way above expectations (87th 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 i7-4790K-$365
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
88.1% Excellent
SC Int 129
SC Float 128
SC Mixed 129
103% 129 Pts
QC Int 423
QC Float 430
QC Mixed 420
96% 424 Pts
MC Int 639
MC Float 687
MC Mixed 670
100% 665 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 88.1%
Great: 101%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
Gigabyte(1458 D000) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.5063
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
6.19% Terrible
Lighting 13.5
Reflection 19.1
Parallax 24.4
5% 19 fps
MRender 23.6
Gravity 8
Splatting 20
7% 17.2 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.19%
Great: 6%
Nvidia GTX 970-$374
CLim: 1598 MHz, MLim: 1902 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 430.39
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
70.6% Very good
Lighting 215
Reflection 195
Parallax 215
66% 208 fps
MRender 169
Gravity 205
Splatting 137
74% 170 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 70.6%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$111
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 335 134 134 133 132 130 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 507
Write 490
Mixed 368
SusWrite 166
86% 383 MB/s
4K Read 47.8
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 61.9
219% 78.6 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 354
268% 359 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 114%
Great: 115%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$84
2TB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 204 203 204 200 204 205 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 156
Write 162
Mixed 29.5
SusWrite 203
99% 138 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 2
362% 2.73 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 103%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
74.7% Very good
MC Read 27.9
MC Write 27.6
MC Mixed 22
74% 25.8 GB/s
SC Read 19.1
SC Write 23.8
SC Mixed 24.6
64% 22.5 GB/s
Latency 52.2
77% 52.2 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 74.7%
Great: 63%
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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 5,492 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
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Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3 - $102

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $816
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