Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 66%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 88.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics65.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 9 years and 10 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3  (all builds)
Memory27.4 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20160303
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 21 '19 at 04:09
Run Duration180 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
88.4% Excellent
SC Int 126
SC Float 108
SC Mixed 130
97% 121 Pts
QC Int 424
QC Float 459
QC Mixed 423
99% 435 Pts
MC Int 613
MC Float 645
MC Mixed 658
96% 639 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 88.4%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$374
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 419.35
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
65.9% Good
Lighting 207
Reflection 178
Parallax 200
63% 195 fps
MRender 153
Gravity 191
Splatting 128
68% 157 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 65.9%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB-$97
59GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXM0
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 7,404
Write 5,584
Mixed 6003
1,407% 6,330 MB/s
4K Read 1,015
4K Write 390
4K Mixed 465
2,340% 623 MB/s
DQ Read 1,762
DQ Write 1,119
DQ Mixed 1,219
968% 1,367 MB/s
Poor: 74% Great: 125%
Kingston SSDNow V+200 Series 120GB
53GB free
Firmware: 507K
SusWrite @10s intervals: 96 91 99 100 96 101 MB/s
Performing below potential (11th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
61.6% Good
Read 152
Write 122
Mixed 134
SusWrite 97.2
28% 126 MB/s
4K Read 30.2
4K Write 116
4K Mixed 30.6
146% 58.9 MB/s
DQ Read 148
DQ Write 113
DQ Mixed 87.3
77% 116 MB/s
Poor: 60%
This bench: 61.6%
Great: 86%
WD Black 6TB (2015)-$279
49GB free
Firmware: 01.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 201 194 194 189 151 125 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
82% Excellent
Read 109
Write 194
Mixed 106
SusWrite 176
108% 146 MB/s
4K Read 4.2
4K Write 3.1
4K Mixed 0.9
332% 2.73 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 82%
Great: 122%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$60
732GB free
Firmware: CC24
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 187 190 188 185 188 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 171
Write 143
Mixed 82.3
SusWrite 188
107% 146 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
142% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 103%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL TridentX DDR3 2400 C10 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (29th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
52.5% Above average
MC Read 18.7
MC Write 18.4
MC Mixed 15.6
50% 17.6 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 18.8
51% 17.9 GB/s
Latency 67.7
59% 67.7 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 52.5%
Great: 121%
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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-Z97X-Gaming 3 Builds (Compare 7,479 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $994
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