Gigabyte GA-Z87-HD3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 36%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 29%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (31st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 69 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 64.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics53.7% is a reasonable 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive64.2% 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.
High background CPU (30%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z87-HD3  (all builds)
Memory11.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140812
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateOct 18 '20 at 18:13
Run Duration127 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 30%
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 PC Performing below expectations (31st 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 way below expectations (7th percentile)
64.2% Good
Memory 67.4
1-Core 98.1
2-Core 197
69% 121 Pts
4-Core 353
8-Core 352
48% 352 Pts
64-Core 364
24% 364 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 64.2%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
Asus(1043 854A) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (23rd percentile) - GPU OC Guide
53.7% Above average
Lighting 67.5
Reflection 66.2
Parallax 56.9
56% 63.5 fps
MRender 63.1
Gravity 61.6
Splatting 63.3
38% 62.7 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 53.7%
Great: 62%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial M500 120GB-$150
71GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU03
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 127 130 130 130 130 MB/s
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
64.2% Good
Read 378
Write 130
Mixed 190
SusWrite 127
45% 206 MB/s
4K Read 21.7
4K Write 68.3
4K Mixed 29.1
106% 39.7 MB/s
DQ Read 252
DQ Write 133
DQ Mixed 154
125% 180 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 64.2%
Great: 76%
HGST Travelstar 7K1000 2.5" 1TB
831GB free
Firmware: JB0OA3T0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 110 120 113 114 118 116 MB/s
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
71.8% Very good
Read 135
Write 122
Mixed 26
SusWrite 115
72% 99.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.4
4K Mixed 0.6
122% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 35%
This bench: 71.8%
Great: 76%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
39.4% Below average
MC Read 13.8
MC Write 14.2
MC Mixed 15
41% 14.3 GB/s
SC Read 7.8
SC Write 9
SC Mixed 10.5
26% 9.1 GB/s
Latency 108
37% 108 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 39.4%
Great: 63%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z87-HD3 Builds (Compare 1,894 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z87-HD3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $524
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