Gigabyte GA-Z97M-D3H

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 53%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 81.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics6.53% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive83.1% 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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97M-D3H  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 18 '19 at 00:21
Run Duration137 Seconds
Run User PHL-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
81.6% Excellent
1-Core 134
2-Core 269
95% 201 Pts
4-Core 411
8-Core 668
68% 539 Pts
64-Core 705
47% 705 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 81.6%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 730
Nvidia(10DE 1287) 2GB
CLim: 901 MHz, MLim: 1252 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 431.36
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
6.53% Terrible
Lighting 26.5
Reflection 20.6
Parallax 29.4
7% 25.5 fps
MRender 23
Gravity 22
Splatting 16.5
7% 20.5 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 6.53%
Great: 7%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 535 Series 240GB-$199
167GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RG2V
SusWrite @10s intervals: 160 211 218 207 228 205 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
83.1% Excellent
Read 361
Write 241
Mixed 297
SusWrite 205
62% 276 MB/s
4K Read 36.3
4K Write 80.3
4K Mixed 39.2
148% 51.9 MB/s
DQ Read 273
DQ Write 215
DQ Mixed 173
149% 220 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 83.1%
Great: 96%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$69
830GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 151 183 182 185 181 186 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 192
Write 171
Mixed 114
SusWrite 178
120% 164 MB/s
4K Read 1.6
4K Write 3.2
4K Mixed 1.2
259% 2 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 106%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1866 MHz
Performing below potential (12th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
38.9% Below average
MC Read 12.8
MC Write 12.6
MC Mixed 10.7
34% 12 GB/s
SC Read 12.5
SC Write 13.9
SC Mixed 12.7
37% 13 GB/s
Latency 54
74% 54 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 38.9%
Great: 72%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z97M-D3H Builds (Compare 2,244 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97M-D3H - $126

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $925
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