Gigabyte GA-Z87-DS3H

Performance Results

Gaming 40%
Speed boat
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 35%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 77.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics48.4% 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 Drive83.5% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z87-DS3H  (all builds)
Memory29.7 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140812
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 08 '21 at 22:52
Run Duration111 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
77.5% Very good
Memory 72
1-Core 126
2-Core 228
80% 142 Pts
4-Core 456
8-Core 591
69% 523 Pts
64-Core 650
44% 650 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 77.5%
Great: 93%
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 (35th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
48.4% Average
Lighting 58.8
Reflection 68.8
Parallax 61.9
48% 63.2 fps
MRender 68
Gravity 60.1
Splatting 53.4
49% 60.5 fps
Poor: 45%
This bench: 48.4%
Great: 56%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung PM851 mSATA 256GB
133GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT4AD0Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 189 247 251 252 246 243 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
83.5% Excellent
Read 472
Write 238
Mixed 181
SusWrite 238
62% 282 MB/s
4K Read 28
4K Write 81.8
4K Mixed 29.6
124% 46.5 MB/s
DQ Read 320
DQ Write 250
DQ Mixed 82.4
117% 217 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 83.5%
Great: 84%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown CMV8GX3M1A1600C11 0215 CMY16GX3M2A2400C11 0423 Team-Elite-1600 Transcend JM1333KLH-8G 32GB
1333, 1333, 1333, 1333 MHz
8192, 8192, 8192, 8192 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
49.2% Average
MC Read 18.3
MC Write 18.5
MC Mixed 15.1
49% 17.3 GB/s
SC Read 11.5
SC Write 16.6
SC Mixed 16.6
43% 14.9 GB/s
Latency 96.9
41% 96.9 ns

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z87-DS3H Builds (Compare 349 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 47%
Desktop 83%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 37%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z87-DS3H

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $615
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