Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 73%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (37th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 63 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 a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 64.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics81.6% 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 Drive99% 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.
Very high background CPU (32%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3  (all builds)
Memory8.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150421
Uptime21 Days
Run DateDec 04 '19 at 18:44
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU 32%

 PC Performing below expectations (37th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4790-$350
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
64.5% Good
1-Core 102
2-Core 197
71% 149 Pts
4-Core 340
8-Core 517
55% 428 Pts
64-Core 526
35% 526 Pts
Poor: 53%
This bench: 64.5%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$399
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.31
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
81.6% Excellent
Lighting 329
Reflection 297
Parallax 309
86% 312 fps
MRender 204
Gravity 301
Splatting 235
82% 246 fps
Poor: 71%
This bench: 81.6%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$61
87GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 332 184 185 185 185 181 MB/s
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
99% Outstanding
Read 461
Write 451
Mixed 343
SusWrite 209
82% 366 MB/s
4K Read 34.2
4K Write 90.4
4K Mixed 51.1
165% 58.6 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 342
DQ Mixed 354
267% 358 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 99%
Great: 122%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$37
216GB free
Firmware: CC47
SusWrite @10s intervals: 68 65 68 71 72 69 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
31.5% Below average
Read 40.5
Write 114
Mixed 35
SusWrite 68.9
47% 64.6 MB/s
4K Read 0.3
4K Write 1.5
4K Mixed 0.5
96% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 31.5%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1866 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
55.3% Above average
MC Read 20
MC Write 20.5
MC Mixed 16.7
54% 19.1 GB/s
SC Read 13.7
SC Write 18.2
SC Mixed 17.4
47% 16.4 GB/s
Latency 66.6
60% 66.6 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 55.3%
Great: 74%
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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 10,509 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 49% - Average Total price: $968
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