Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (41st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 59 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 86%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics23.2% 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 Drive80.6% 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.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 10 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97-HD3  (all builds)
Memory9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores,
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20140611
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 22 '19 at 14:59
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User ARG-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing as expected (41st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
86% Excellent
Memory 92.9
1-Core 120
2-Core 245
88% 153 Pts
4-Core 427
8-Core 629
68% 528 Pts
64-Core 631
42% 631 Pts
Poor: 72%
This bench: 86%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 270-$200
CLim: 945 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 18.10.1
Performing as expected (43rd percentile)
23.2% Poor
Lighting 102
Reflection 79.7
Parallax 143
27% 108 fps
MRender 58.3
Gravity 85
Splatting 83.2
23% 75.5 fps
Poor: 22%
This bench: 23.2%
Great: 25%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$75
91GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 124 122 122 124 128 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
80.6% Excellent
Read 458
Write 447
Mixed 358
SusWrite 124
78% 347 MB/s
4K Read 34.4
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 46.3
166% 61 MB/s
DQ Read 46.4
DQ Write 104
DQ Mixed 56.5
48% 68.8 MB/s
Poor: 77%
This bench: 80.6%
Great: 122%
WD Black 2TB (2013)-$108
1.5TB free
Firmware: 01.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 130 129 127 130 129 131 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
74.6% Very good
Read 130
Write 113
Mixed 75.5
SusWrite 129
82% 112 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 0.9
188% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 74.6%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
59.2% Above average
MC Read 20.9
MC Write 21.7
MC Mixed 18.5
58% 20.4 GB/s
SC Read 15.4
SC Write 19.4
SC Mixed 18.8
51% 17.9 GB/s
Latency 62.3
64% 62.3 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 59.2%
Great: 62%
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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 8,288 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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