Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - missing SSD
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 85%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 71%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 88.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics99.6% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
5 months ago, 5 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97-HD3  (all builds)
Memory4.6 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150420
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 25 '21 at 19:33
Run Duration174 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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 4.25 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
88.1% Excellent
Memory 91.2
1-Core 126
2-Core 250
89% 156 Pts
4-Core 458
8-Core 686
73% 572 Pts
64-Core 675
45% 675 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 88.1%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 6600-XT-$380
MSI(1462 5020) ≥ 4GB
Ram: 8GB, Driver: 21.11.3
Performing below potential (29th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
99.6% Outstanding
Lighting 118
Reflection 134
Parallax 232
96% 162 fps
MRender 223
Gravity 112
Splatting 147
104% 160 fps
Poor: 97%
This bench: 99.6%
Great: 107%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
WD Blue 500GB (2007)-$37
148GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 12.01C02
SusWrite @10s intervals: 3.2 1.6 5.7 21 44 52 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (10th percentile)
25.9% Poor
Read 68.2
Write 14.9
Mixed 45.2
SusWrite 21.3
28% 37.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.3
4K Mixed 0.9
172% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 23%
This bench: 25.9%
Great: 51%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
60.2% Good
MC Read 22.5
MC Write 21.6
MC Mixed 16.9
58% 20.3 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 23.7
SC Mixed 20.3
59% 20.6 GB/s
Latency 65.4
61% 65.4 ns
Poor: 17%
This bench: 60.2%
Great: 61%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 19: 3R 0G 4B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
19% 17% 41 108 3 30 34.1" 2560 1080 GSM7749 LG HDR WFHD
Typical GA-Z97-HD3 Builds (Compare 5,173 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3 - $102

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 52% - Above average Total price: $882
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