Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing GPU
Gaming
Gaming 0%
Incomplete
Desktop
Desktop 0%
Incomplete
Workstation
Workstation 0%
Incomplete
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (65th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 35 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 78%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Boot Drive119% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
Run History
13 months ago, 13 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97-HD3  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150731
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 05 '19 at 19:48
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (65th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4590S-$129
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3 GHz, turbo 3.35 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
78% Very good
Memory 91.2
1-Core 106
2-Core 201
79% 133 Pts
4-Core 375
8-Core 381
52% 378 Pts
64-Core 376
25% 376 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 78%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 390-$325
PowerColor(148C 2358) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1010 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 19.8.2
Relative performance n/a - GPU benchmark error
Poor: 45% Great: 50%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$49
32GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT03B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 332 309 301 300 299 292 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
119% Outstanding
Read 460
Write 436
Mixed 417
SusWrite 305
91% 404 MB/s
4K Read 44.2
4K Write 118
4K Mixed 64
211% 75.3 MB/s
DQ Read 381
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 360
271% 363 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 119%
Great: 127%
Samsung Spinpoint T166 500GB-$40
432GB free
Firmware: CR100-12
SusWrite @10s intervals: 73 70 71 69 71 71 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
40.5% Average
Read 70.2
Write 77.7
Mixed 46.8
SusWrite 70.9
49% 66.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
142% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 40.5%
Great: 46%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial CT102464BA160B.C16 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
32.8% Below average
MC Read 10.2
MC Write 11.3
MC Mixed 9.3
29% 10.3 GB/s
SC Read 10.8
SC Write 11.2
SC Mixed 9.9
30% 10.6 GB/s
Latency 65.5
61% 65.5 ns
Poor: 37%
This bench: 32.8%
Great: 61%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z97-HD3 Builds (Compare 2,361 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3 - $102

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $771
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