Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 83.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics81.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive78.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3  (all builds)
Memory13.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160303
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 15 '19 at 16:00
Run Duration140 Seconds
Run User IRN-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
83.5% Excellent
1-Core 131
2-Core 234
88% 183 Pts
4-Core 450
8-Core 640
71% 545 Pts
64-Core 654
44% 654 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 83.5%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$346
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.12
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
81.4% Excellent
Lighting 325
Reflection 292
Parallax 344
85% 321 fps
MRender 201
Gravity 300
Splatting 232
82% 245 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 81.4%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata Premier SP550 120GB-$40
61GB free (System drive)
Firmware: O0803B5a
SusWrite @10s intervals: 215 98 64 67 60 62 MB/s
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
78.1% Very good
Read 467
Write 376
Mixed 367
SusWrite 94.2
73% 326 MB/s
4K Read 35.8
4K Write 62.6
4K Mixed 35.6
133% 44.7 MB/s
DQ Read 266
DQ Write 314
DQ Mixed 265
207% 282 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 78.1%
Great: 93%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$39
287GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 112 114 114 114 113 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
65.4% Good
Read 114
Write 102
Mixed 54.7
SusWrite 113
70% 96.3 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 0.8
4K Mixed 0.8
154% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 65.4%
Great: 109%
WD Blue 3TB (2015)-$74
337GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 79 79 79 78 79 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
48% Average
Read 89
Write 87.6
Mixed 68.7
SusWrite 78
60% 80.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.9
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
171% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 48%
Great: 96%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL TridentX DDR3 2400 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (37th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
53.4% Above average
MC Read 18.8
MC Write 18.7
MC Mixed 16.3
51% 17.9 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 19.8
SC Mixed 18.1
50% 17.6 GB/s
Latency 64.7
62% 64.7 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 53.4%
Great: 89%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z97X-Gaming 3 Builds (Compare 10,012 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3 - $169

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $996
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