Gigabyte GA-Z97-D3H-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 60%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat
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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 good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics5.3% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive30.7% is low SSD score. With a better SSD this system will boot faster, make applications more responsive and reduce IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemGigabyte Z97-D3H
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97-D3H-CF  (all builds)
Memory2.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140617
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJun 13 '19 at 04:24
Run Duration165 Seconds
Run User PHL-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing as expected (41st 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 i5-4690K-$255
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
77.1% Very good
SC Int 107
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 110
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 396
QC Float 415
QC Mixed 395
91% 402 Pts
MC Int 391
MC Float 394
MC Mixed 401
59% 396 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 77.1%
Great: 98%
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. 20.19.15.4835
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
5.3% Terrible
Lighting 11.9
Reflection 17.3
Parallax 21.9
5% 17 fps
MRender 17.6
Gravity 7.6
Splatting 18
6% 14.4 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.3%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 120GB-$45
12GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 525ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 71 53 55 59 57 57 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
30.7% Below average
Read 96.5
Write 92.7
Mixed 86
SusWrite 58.6
19% 83.5 MB/s
4K Read 12.9
4K Write 38.2
4K Mixed 18.1
63% 23.1 MB/s
DQ Read 84.3
DQ Write 83.2
DQ Mixed 82.8
62% 83.4 MB/s
Poor: 34%
This bench: 30.7%
Great: 73%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$42
530GB free
Firmware: CC47
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 187 190 191 191 191 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 170
Write 151
Mixed 77
SusWrite 190
107% 147 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 1
180% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 103%
Great: 112%
Sony Storage Media 4GB
4GB free, PID 05ba
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 5 5.9 5.6 5.9 5.9 5.8 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
3.76% Terrible
Read 10.5
Write 2.7
Mixed 2.8
SusWrite 5.7
6% 5.43 MB/s
4K Read 4.2
4K Write 0
4K Mixed 0
16% 1.4 MB/s
Poor: 4%
This bench: 3.76%
Great: 7%
StoreJet Transcend 1TB
384GB free, PID 5106
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 60 60 60 61 60 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
28.4% Poor
Read 73
Write 63.8
Mixed 43
SusWrite 60.1
79% 60 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.8
80% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 12%
This bench: 28.4%
Great: 45%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1866 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (34th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
47.2% Average
MC Read 17.3
MC Write 17.2
MC Mixed 14.3
46% 16.3 GB/s
SC Read 11.7
SC Write 14.7
SC Mixed 12
37% 12.8 GB/s
Latency 66.9
60% 66.9 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 47.2%
Great: 71%
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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-D3H-CF Builds (Compare 2,956 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97-D3H-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $822
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