Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 97%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 78%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 96.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics98.5% 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 Drive102% 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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3  (all builds)
Memory13.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0.5 Days
Run DateOct 14 '20 at 22:22
Run Duration142 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU1%
Watch Gameplay: 2060S + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd 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 4.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
96.6% Outstanding
Memory 97.8
1-Core 139
2-Core 276
98% 171 Pts
4-Core 520
8-Core 704
80% 612 Pts
64-Core 694
47% 694 Pts
Poor: 71%
This bench: 96.6%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2060S (Super)-$480
Nvidia(10DE 13A3) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2115 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 456.38
Performing below potential (33rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
98.5% Outstanding
Lighting 120
Reflection 115
Parallax 131
99% 122 fps
MRender 173
Gravity 105
Splatting 94.4
96% 124 fps
Poor: 92%
This bench: 98.5%
Great: 110%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 3D 500GB-$54
101GB free
Firmware: X61190WD
SusWrite @10s intervals: 243 343 401 403 399 391 MB/s
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
95.4% Outstanding
Read 484
Write 412
Mixed 282
SusWrite 363
86% 385 MB/s
4K Read 28.8
4K Write 67.2
4K Mixed 34.5
123% 43.5 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 331
DQ Mixed 110
150% 274 MB/s
Poor: 72%
This bench: 95.4%
Great: 119%
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$138
55GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0CB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 230 63 59 56 54 51 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 491
Write 479
Mixed 317
SusWrite 85.4
76% 343 MB/s
4K Read 45.8
4K Write 112
4K Mixed 54.8
199% 71 MB/s
DQ Read 377
DQ Write 351
DQ Mixed 183
187% 304 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 102%
Great: 108%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$30
356GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 192 201 200 204 205 207 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 200
Write 150
Mixed 87.3
SusWrite 201
117% 160 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.7
4K Mixed 0.8
154% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 115%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F3-14900CL9-4GBSR Kingston KHX1866C10D3/8G 0420 F3-14900CL9-4GBSR 16GB
2133, 2133, 2133 MHz
4096, 8192, 4096 MB
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
58.3% Above average
MC Read 20.2
MC Write 19.3
MC Mixed 17.3
54% 18.9 GB/s
SC Read 17.5
SC Write 20.9
SC Mixed 19.9
56% 19.4 GB/s
Latency 46.8
85% 46.8 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 58.3%
Great: 64%

 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 3,392 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $922
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