Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 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 81.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics81.7% 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 Drive114% 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
21 days ago, 7 days ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime1.7 Days
Run DateJan 15 '20 at 16:42
Run Duration122 Seconds
Run User SVK-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
81.5% Excellent
1-Core 126
2-Core 228
85% 177 Pts
4-Core 443
8-Core 646
70% 545 Pts
64-Core 643
43% 643 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 81.5%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$346
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 441.87
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
81.7% Excellent
Lighting 322
Reflection 292
Parallax 308
85% 308 fps
MRender 208
Gravity 300
Splatting 232
82% 246 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 81.7%
Great: 85%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$107
363GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 231 395 461 475 451 466 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 496
Write 478
Mixed 383
SusWrite 413
100% 442 MB/s
4K Read 44.2
4K Write 106
4K Mixed 59.3
199% 69.8 MB/s
DQ Read 45.8
DQ Write 247
DQ Mixed 62.9
73% 118 MB/s
Poor: 81%
This bench: 114%
Great: 135%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$69
479GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 145 144 144 144 145 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
88.5% Excellent
Read 164
Write 162
Mixed 88.3
SusWrite 144
102% 140 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.9
4K Mixed 1.2
241% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 88.5%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below potential (36th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
50.9% Above average
MC Read 17.6
MC Write 18.1
MC Mixed 15.7
49% 17.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.4
SC Write 18.8
SC Mixed 15.7
47% 16.3 GB/s
Latency 66
61% 66 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 50.9%
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-Z97X-Gaming 3 Builds (Compare 9,756 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: 47% - Average Total price: $1,005
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