Gigabyte GA-Z87-HD3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 38%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 80.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics35.1% 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 Drive93.6% 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.
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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z87-HD3  (all builds)
Memory4.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130516
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateJun 20 '19 at 10:14
Run Duration230 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4670K-$210
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
80.5% Excellent
Memory 90.8
1-Core 111
2-Core 217
82% 140 Pts
4-Core 408
8-Core 397
55% 403 Pts
64-Core 419
28% 419 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 80.5%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
CLim: 1544 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 430.86
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
35.1% Below average
Lighting 151
Reflection 123
Parallax 134
40% 136 fps
MRender 84.1
Gravity 130
Splatting 88.5
35% 101 fps
Poor: 30%
This bench: 35.1%
Great: 35%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 1TB-$115
719GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR023
SusWrite @10s intervals: 274 266 378 408 421 370 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
93.6% Outstanding
Read 452
Write 416
Mixed 380
SusWrite 353
90% 400 MB/s
4K Read 26.7
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 38.8
144% 55.8 MB/s
DQ Read 137
DQ Write 296
DQ Mixed 24.8
73% 152 MB/s
Poor: 82%
This bench: 93.6%
Great: 125%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
30.3% Below average
MC Read 9.7
MC Write 9.8
MC Mixed 8.7
27% 9.4 GB/s
SC Read 9.4
SC Write 9.9
SC Mixed 9.3
27% 9.53 GB/s
Latency 66.2
60% 66.2 ns
Poor: 21%
This bench: 30.3%
Great: 34%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z87-HD3 Builds (Compare 6,561 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z87-HD3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $562
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