Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 41%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 79.5%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics47.1% 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 Drive102% 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
2 months ago, 2 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160303
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateJul 27 '21 at 23:58
Run Duration146 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU0%
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 PC Performing as expected (58th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790-$226
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
79.5% Very good
Memory 91.4
1-Core 106
2-Core 196
78% 131 Pts
4-Core 365
8-Core 547
59% 456 Pts
64-Core 550
37% 550 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 79.5%
Great: 85%
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 (5th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
47.1% Average
Lighting 56
Reflection 62.7
Parallax 78.1
45% 65.6 fps
MRender 61
Gravity 61.3
Splatting 47
49% 56.4 fps
Poor: 48%
This bench: 47.1%
Great: 59%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston A400 480GB-$55
163GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SBFKJ4.3
SusWrite @10s intervals: 432 435 436 412 406 404 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 420
Write 412
Mixed 375
SusWrite 421
92% 407 MB/s
4K Read 32.9
4K Write 84.1
4K Mixed 42.1
148% 53 MB/s
DQ Read 254
DQ Write 336
DQ Mixed 214
184% 268 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 102%
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 above expectations (66th percentile)
58% Above average
MC Read 20.5
MC Write 21.4
MC Mixed 18
57% 20 GB/s
SC Read 14.8
SC Write 19.9
SC Mixed 18.4
51% 17.7 GB/s
Latency 65.2
61% 65.2 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 58%
Great: 82%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 53: 6R 5G 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
53% 68% 28 274 196 144 24.1" 1920 1080 SAM0F90 LC24RG50
Typical GA-Z97X-Gaming 3 Builds (Compare 5,569 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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