Gigabyte GA-Z87-DS3H

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD, HDD
Gaming 0%
Desktop 0%
Workstation 0%
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (15th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 85 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 43.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics68.1% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
Very high background CPU (32%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z87-DS3H  (all builds)
Memory3 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20130924
Uptime5.8 Days
Run DateAug 20 '19 at 20:19
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 32%

 PC Performing way below expectations (15th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i5-4670-$137
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
43.1% Average
1-Core 89.3
2-Core 182
64% 136 Pts
4-Core 244
8-Core 303
36% 274 Pts
64-Core 331
22% 331 Pts
Poor: 42%
This bench: 43.1%
Great: 67%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 980-Ti-$480
CLim: 1493 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 431.60
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
68.1% Good
Lighting 278
Reflection 257
Parallax 278
72% 271 fps
MRender 146
Gravity 253
Splatting 181
63% 193 fps
Poor: 69%
This bench: 68.1%
Great: 89%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 830 128GB-$109
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CXM03B1Q
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 3,098
Write 42.8
Mixed 83.3
224% 1,075 MB/s
4K Read 581
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 3.7
886% 196 MB/s
Poor: 48% Great: 76%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$31
316GB free
Firmware: CC47
Relative performance n/a - sequential bench incomplete
Read 2,859
Write 36.5
Mixed 73.3
710% 990 MB/s
4K Read 598
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 2.4
25,224% 201 MB/s
Poor: 48% Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 1600LL Series 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below expectations (33rd percentile)
47.3% Average
MC Read 18
MC Write 18.8
MC Mixed 16.5
51% 17.8 GB/s
SC Read 7
SC Write 10.2
SC Mixed 8
24% 8.4 GB/s
Latency 89.8
44% 89.8 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 47.3%
Great: 64%
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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-DS3H Builds (Compare 512 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 52%
Desktop 60%
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z87-DS3H

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $580
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