Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 89%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics96% 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 Drive63.2% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (12%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
3 days ago, 3 days ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97-HD3  (all builds)
Memory11.5 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150420
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateAug 02 '20 at 14:22
Run Duration177 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU 12%

 PC Performing as expected (51st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
89% Excellent
Memory 96.4
1-Core 125
2-Core 242
90% 155 Pts
4-Core 440
8-Core 670
71% 555 Pts
64-Core 668
45% 668 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 89%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-Ti-$359
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 451.67
Performing below potential (62nd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
96% Outstanding
Lighting 366
Reflection 360
Parallax 373
96% 366 fps
MRender 197
Gravity 368
Splatting 239
96% 268 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 96%
Great: 105%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata Premier Pro SP920 256GB-$203
60GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 1.09
SusWrite @10s intervals: 164 161 117 136 115 138 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
63.2% Good
Read 431
Write 226
Mixed 100
SusWrite 138
49% 224 MB/s
4K Read 23.1
4K Write 76.2
4K Mixed 15.4
95% 38.2 MB/s
DQ Read 252
DQ Write 191
DQ Mixed 56.1
87% 166 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 63.2%
Great: 103%
Samsung 860 Evo 500GB-$70
443GB free
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 280 339 427 418 414 409 MB/s
Performing above expectations (70th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 448
Write 431
Mixed 405
SusWrite 381
94% 416 MB/s
4K Read 37.3
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 54.2
190% 70.9 MB/s
DQ Read 385
DQ Write 351
DQ Mixed 365
274% 367 MB/s
Poor: 80%
This bench: 117%
Great: 129%
Seagate Barracuda 2TB (2016)-$80
205GB free
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 167 169 170 169 171 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
99.1% Outstanding
Read 177
Write 130
Mixed 81.6
SusWrite 169
102% 139 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
159% 1.07 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 99.1%
Great: 115%
Adata SP920SS 2TB
544GB free
Firmware: 0001
SusWrite @10s intervals: 141 145 147 147 149 154 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
Read 144
Write 176
Mixed 80.8
SusWrite 147
100% 137 MB/s
4K Read 2.3
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.1
118% 1 MB/s
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
170GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80
SusWrite @10s intervals: 92 93 93 93 94 93 MB/s
Performing below expectations (24th percentile)
71.2% Very good
Read 155
Write 151
Mixed 98.2
SusWrite 92.9
92% 124 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.5
4K Mixed 1
212% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 71.2%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsZ DDR3 2133 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
77.2% Very good
MC Read 28
MC Write 28.6
MC Mixed 23.7
76% 26.8 GB/s
SC Read 21.9
SC Write 24
SC Mixed 24.3
67% 23.4 GB/s
Latency 52.7
76% 52.7 ns
Poor: 48%
This bench: 77.2%
Great: 125%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z97-HD3 Builds (Compare 8,878 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3 - $102

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $771
The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
Intel Core i5-9600K $195Nvidia GTX 1660S (Super) $230Crucial MX500 250GB $45
Intel Core i5-9400F $156Nvidia GTX 1650S (Super) $170Samsung 850 Evo 120GB $78
Intel Core i7-9700K $340Nvidia RTX 2070S (Super) $510Samsung 860 Evo 250GB $50
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $39Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $69SanDisk Extreme 64GB $72
WD Blue 1TB (2012) $34Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $69SanDisk Extreme 32GB $46
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $85G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $681SanDisk Extreme 16GB $24
Today's hottest deals
About  •  User Guide  •  FAQs  •  Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer  •  YouTube Feedback