Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 74.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics14.3% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive64.9% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
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-Z97-HD3  (all builds)
Memory5.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160303
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 17 '20 at 07:34
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (61st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4440S-$175
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.8 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
74.8% Very good
Memory 93.3
1-Core 94.1
2-Core 178
74% 122 Pts
4-Core 327
8-Core 331
45% 329 Pts
64-Core 334
22% 334 Pts
Poor: 56%
This bench: 74.8%
Great: 75%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 460-$203
EVGA(3842 1372) 1GB
CLim: 763 MHz, MLim: 950 MHz, Ram: 1GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing below potential (77th percentile) - Disable monitor sync before benchmarking (48 fps cap detected)
14.3% Very poor
Lighting 48.8
Reflection 49.4
Parallax 46.7
13% 48.3 fps
MRender 48
Gravity 49.3
Splatting 43.7
14% 47 fps
Poor: 12%
This bench: 14.3%
Great: 15%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata Ultimate SU800 128GB-$25
75GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0427AC
SusWrite @10s intervals: 84 83 85 85 83 85 MB/s
Performing below expectations (21st percentile)
64.9% Good
Read 491
Write 283
Mixed 188
SusWrite 84.2
58% 262 MB/s
4K Read 27.4
4K Write 55.5
4K Mixed 32.4
112% 38.4 MB/s
DQ Read 148
DQ Write 85.1
DQ Mixed 96
77% 110 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 64.9%
Great: 114%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$30
115GB free
Firmware: HP35
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 81 85 82 83 82 MB/s
Performing below expectations (28th percentile)
48.4% Average
Read 86.9
Write 83.7
Mixed 61.2
SusWrite 81.5
58% 78.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 1
173% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 30%
This bench: 48.4%
Great: 72%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 4GBH1X04F1AA28-15 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
58.1% Above average
MC Read 21.1
MC Write 21.2
MC Mixed 18.1
58% 20.1 GB/s
SC Read 15
SC Write 17.7
SC Mixed 16.6
47% 16.4 GB/s
Latency 61.4
65% 61.4 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 58.1%
Great: 63%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z97-HD3 Builds (Compare 2,126 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3 - $102

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 44% - Average Total price: $791
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