Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 113%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 94%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 65%
Destroyer
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (75th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 25 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 96.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics133% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive107% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
22 months ago, 22 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97-HD3  (all builds)
Memory12.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150420
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 27 '17 at 04:54
Run Duration154 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i5-4690K-$255
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
96.2% Outstanding
SC Int 130
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 128
104% 130 Pts
QC Int 513
QC Float 523
QC Mixed 508
117% 515 Pts
MC Int 516
MC Float 526
MC Mixed 500
77% 514 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 96.2%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 384.76
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
133% Outstanding
Lighting 427
Reflection 388
Parallax 460
136% 425 fps
MRender 242
Gravity 404
Splatting 250
131% 299 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 133%
Great: 138%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$92
115GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
107% Outstanding
Read 518
Write 417
Mixed 421
100% 452 MB/s
4K Read 45.7
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 27.8
159% 58.6 MB/s
DQ Read 346
DQ Write 285
DQ Mixed 92.3
130% 241 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 107%
Great: 126%
Samsung 840 120GB-$109
14GB free
Firmware: DXT0AB0Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
60.9% Good
Read 494
Write 75.2
Mixed 117
49% 229 MB/s
4K Read 29.4
4K Write 75.8
4K Mixed 9.71
97% 38.3 MB/s
DQ Read 331
DQ Write 86.7
DQ Mixed 25.4
66% 148 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 60.9%
Great: 73%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$79
1.5TB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
74.7% Very good
Read 131
Write 129
Mixed 125
97% 129 MB/s
4K Read 0.94
4K Write 2.39
4K Mixed 0.27
114% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 41%
This bench: 74.7%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Sniper DDR3 2133 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
79.7% Very good
MC Read 29
MC Write 30.4
MC Mixed 23.9
79% 27.8 GB/s
SC Read 20.8
SC Write 23.5
SC Mixed 26
67% 23.4 GB/s
Latency 49.9
80% 49.9 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 79.7%
Great: 80%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 62%
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Desktop
Desktop 74%
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Workstation
Workstation 48%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3 - $102

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $823
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