Gigabyte GA-Z97M-DS3H

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (90th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 10 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 79.8%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics52.7% 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 Drive110% 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
8 days ago, 8 days ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97M-DS3H  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0 Days
Run DateApr 08 '21 at 19:32
Run Duration126 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4590-$191
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
79.8% Very good
Memory 89.5
1-Core 107
2-Core 196
78% 131 Pts
4-Core 406
8-Core 409
56% 408 Pts
64-Core 408
27% 408 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 79.8%
Great: 81%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$340
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 456.71
Performing below potential (78th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
52.7% Above average
Lighting 65
Reflection 71.5
Parallax 64.4
52% 67 fps
MRender 69.3
Gravity 65
Splatting 55.9
53% 63.4 fps
Poor: 45%
This bench: 52.7%
Great: 56%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 250GB-$100
205GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 225 247 270 270 269 267 MB/s
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
110% Outstanding
Read 500
Write 474
Mixed 372
SusWrite 258
90% 401 MB/s
4K Read 42.3
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 53.6
187% 66 MB/s
DQ Read 376
DQ Write 349
DQ Mixed 200
194% 308 MB/s
Poor: 64%
This bench: 110%
Great: 118%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$34
931GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 144 167 166 169 168 168 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
108% Outstanding
Read 213
Write 174
Mixed 94.6
SusWrite 164
118% 161 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 2.7
4K Mixed 1.2
246% 1.8 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 108%
Great: 109%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
62.5% Good
MC Read 22.4
MC Write 23.1
MC Mixed 19.6
62% 21.7 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 20.4
SC Mixed 19.9
55% 19.3 GB/s
Latency 67.8
59% 67.8 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 62.5%
Great: 61%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 43%
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Desktop
Desktop 84%
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Workstation
Workstation 34%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97M-DS3H - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $715
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