Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (39th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 61 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 56.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics35.1% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive82.9% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (35%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97-HD3  (all builds)
Memory20 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140611
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateJan 16 '20 at 00:48
Run Duration150 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 35%

 PC Performing below expectations (39th 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-$323
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
56.1% Above average
1-Core 99.2
2-Core 193
69% 146 Pts
4-Core 266
8-Core 312
38% 289 Pts
64-Core 333
22% 333 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 56.1%
Great: 79%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-Ti-$808
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 2752 MHz, Ram: 11GB, Driver: 432.0
Relative performance (0th percentile)
35.1% Below average
Lighting 143
Reflection 120
Parallax 174
38% 145 fps
MRender 76.7
Gravity 132
Splatting 108
35% 106 fps
Poor: 115%
This bench: 35.1%
Great: 146%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Patriot Ignite 480GB-$148
95GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM01.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 327 251 258 195 201 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
82.9% Excellent
Read 349
Write 289
Mixed 280
SusWrite 251
66% 292 MB/s
4K Read 23.7
4K Write 94.4
4K Mixed 31.7
126% 49.9 MB/s
DQ Read 332
DQ Write 344
DQ Mixed 61.2
122% 246 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 82.9%
Great: 113%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$40
409GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750
SusWrite @10s intervals: 162 155 168 169 169 168 MB/s
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
89.4% Excellent
Read 146
Write 138
Mixed 31
SusWrite 165
87% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.7
146% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 40%
This bench: 89.4%
Great: 106%
Seagate BUP Slim BK 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0108
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 100 100 102 102 102 MB/s
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
50.7% Above average
Read 74.5
Write 134
Mixed 93
SusWrite 101
75% 101 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 3
4K Mixed 0.7
196% 1.73 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 50.7%
Great: 68%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston KHX1600C9D3/8GX KHX1600C9D3/8GX 1302 1866 CL10 Series 1302 1866 CL10 Series 32GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
41.9% Average
MC Read 13.1
MC Write 15.5
MC Mixed 13.4
40% 14 GB/s
SC Read 10.9
SC Write 15.7
SC Mixed 12.8
38% 13.1 GB/s
Latency 73.8
54% 73.8 ns
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 52%
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Desktop
Desktop 71%
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Workstation
Workstation 41%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3 - $102

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 41% - Average Total price: $804
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