Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 81.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics1.91% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive129% 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
1 month ago, 1 month ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3  (all builds)
Memory13.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit färger, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0 Days
Run DateNov 22 '19 at 15:13
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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 (68th percentile)
81.8% Excellent
1-Core 127
2-Core 254
90% 191 Pts
4-Core 434
8-Core 632
69% 533 Pts
64-Core 648
44% 648 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 81.8%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GeForce GT 610
Gigabyte(1458 3546) 1GB
CLim: 810 MHz, MLim: 300 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
1.91% Terrible
Lighting 7
Reflection 7
Parallax 5.7
2% 6.57 fps
MRender 5.6
Gravity 6.8
Splatting 4.7
2% 5.7 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 1.91%
Great: 2%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Intel 545s Series 512GB-$85
68GB free (System drive)
Firmware: LHF002C
SusWrite @10s intervals: 424 404 401 410 408 404 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
129% Outstanding
Read 464
Write 407
Mixed 417
SusWrite 408
96% 424 MB/s
4K Read 50.8
4K Write 117
4K Mixed 68.2
226% 78.8 MB/s
DQ Read 307
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 256
212% 303 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 129%
Great: 129%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 99U5471-054.A00LF 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
59.7% Above average
MC Read 21.9
MC Write 21.4
MC Mixed 17.5
58% 20.3 GB/s
SC Read 16
SC Write 22.6
SC Mixed 19.2
55% 19.3 GB/s
Latency 62.2
64% 62.2 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 59.7%
Great: 62%
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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 9,743 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $1,020
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