Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 47%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 81.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics53.5% 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 Drive59.7% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160303
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJul 24 '21 at 00:50
Run Duration149 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU1%
Watch Gameplay: 580 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (64th 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-$145
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
81.1% Excellent
Memory 92.4
1-Core 106
2-Core 212
81% 137 Pts
4-Core 405
8-Core 399
55% 402 Pts
64-Core 411
28% 411 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 81.1%
Great: 81%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 580-$220
Asus(1043 0525) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1360 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 21.6.1
Performing below potential (38th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
53.5% Above average
Lighting 63.9
Reflection 63.1
Parallax 88.8
52% 71.9 fps
MRender 62.5
Gravity 70.3
Splatting 47.3
56% 60 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 53.5%
Great: 59%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 480GB-$49
181GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFKJ4.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 416 426 451 455 449 422 MB/s
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
59.7% Above average
Read 214
Write 33
Mixed 43.8
SusWrite 437
41% 182 MB/s
4K Read 23
4K Write 16.8
4K Mixed 22
72% 20.6 MB/s
DQ Read 34
DQ Write 54.8
DQ Mixed 52.9
38% 47.2 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 59.7%
Great: 102%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
63.8% Good
MC Read 22.8
MC Write 23.1
MC Mixed 20.3
63% 22.1 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 20.4
SC Mixed 21
56% 19.7 GB/s
Latency 63.3
63% 63.3 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 63.8%
Great: 82%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 24: 2R 2G 8B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
24% 39% 31 106 6 144 24.1" 1920 1080 SAM0F90 LC24RG50
Typical GA-Z97X-Gaming 3 Builds (Compare 5,551 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 38%
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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