Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 70.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics60.5% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive105% 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)
Memory12.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 01 '21 at 16:38
Run Duration125 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%
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 PC Performing as expected (55th 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 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
70.9% Very good
Memory 66.1
1-Core 124
2-Core 219
77% 136 Pts
4-Core 407
8-Core 639
67% 523 Pts
64-Core 641
43% 641 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 70.9%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$290
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 465.89
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
60.5% Good
Lighting 75.8
Reflection 77.4
Parallax 70.6
61% 74.6 fps
MRender 66.3
Gravity 75.1
Splatting 69.3
60% 70.2 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 60.5%
Great: 62%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 750 EVO 250GB-$170
147GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MAT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 281 198 190 214 219 178 MB/s
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 455
Write 449
Mixed 299
SusWrite 213
79% 354 MB/s
4K Read 36.8
4K Write 121
4K Mixed 51.8
186% 70 MB/s
DQ Read 374
DQ Write 337
DQ Mixed 318
249% 343 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 105%
Great: 116%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$35
857GB free
Firmware: CC43
SusWrite @10s intervals: 202 203 203 202 203 202 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
115% Outstanding
Read 198
Write 192
Mixed 85.5
SusWrite 202
124% 170 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
163% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 115%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 99U5471-054.A00LF KHX1600C10D3/8G 16GB
1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 8192 MB
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
29.9% Poor
MC Read 11.1
MC Write 10.4
MC Mixed 8.5
29% 10 GB/s
SC Read 9.8
SC Write 10
SC Mixed 9.8
28% 9.87 GB/s
Latency 111
36% 111 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 29.9%
Great: 61%

 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 4,869 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $957
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