Gigabyte GA-Z97M-D3H

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 13%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (66th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 34 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 77.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics12.2% 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 Drive118% 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.
High background CPU (27%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97M-D3H  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
DisplayЦвета: 1366 x 768 - 32 Bit
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140530
Uptime0.9 Days
Run DateOct 18 '20 at 09:42
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User RUS-User
Background CPU 27%

 PC Performing above expectations (66th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4670K-$180
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (39th percentile)
77.9% Very good
Memory 84.9
1-Core 108
2-Core 211
78% 135 Pts
4-Core 411
8-Core 410
56% 411 Pts
64-Core 339
23% 339 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 77.9%
Great: 90%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750-Ti-$110
Asus(1043 84BE) 2GB
CLim: 1293 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 452.06
Relative performance (0th percentile)
12.2% Very poor
Lighting 31.3
Reflection 22.9
Parallax 34.6
8% 29.6 fps
MRender 10
Gravity 52
Splatting 32.9
12% 31.6 fps
Poor: 18%
This bench: 12.2%
Great: 21%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 860 Evo 250GB-$42
128GB free (System drive)
Firmware: RVT04B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 311 320 293 330 329 328 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
118% Outstanding
Read 452
Write 413
Mixed 390
SusWrite 318
88% 393 MB/s
4K Read 40.9
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 63.4
203% 72.5 MB/s
DQ Read 380
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 360
271% 362 MB/s
Poor: 71%
This bench: 118%
Great: 125%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
689GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 155 161 157 164 161 158 MB/s
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
99.4% Outstanding
Read 187
Write 177
Mixed 91.6
SusWrite 159
112% 154 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.2
228% 1.6 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 99.4%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
58.8% Above average
MC Read 21.1
MC Write 22.7
MC Mixed 18.9
60% 20.9 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 16.9
SC Mixed 15
45% 15.8 GB/s
Latency 72
56% 72 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 58.8%
Great: 63%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z97M-D3H Builds (Compare 640 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 82%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97M-D3H - $126

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Average Total price: $744
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