Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 8%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 69%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk
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 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 75.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics3.59% is too low to play 3D games or use CAD packages. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive65.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait 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 VersionAlthough Windows 10 is not the most recent version of Windows, it remains a great option.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3  (all builds)
Memory3.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit barev
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150421
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 11 '22 at 18:17
Run Duration144 Seconds
Run User CZE-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (75th percentile)

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

Processor BenchNormalHeavyServer
Intel Xeon E3-1245 v3-$245
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (78th percentile)
75.6% Very good
Memory 82.9
1-Core 109
2-Core 206
76% 133 Pts
4-Core 368
8-Core 557
57% 463 Pts
64-Core 563
35% 563 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 75.6%
Great: 81%
Graphics Card Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
Intel HD Graphics P4600
Gigabyte(1458 D000) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4624
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
3.59% Terrible
Lighting 3.9
Reflection 2.9
Parallax 7.4
3% 4.73 fps
MRender 8.4
Gravity 2.6
Splatting 5.3
4% 5.43 fps
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.59%
Great: 4%
Drives BenchSequentialRandom 4kDeep queue 4k
Apacer AS350 128GB
20GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R1201A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 72 122 129 86 98 90 MB/s
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
65.2% Good
Read 456
Write 126
Mixed 168
SusWrite 99.4
46% 212 MB/s
4K Read 24
4K Write 82.8
4K Mixed 22.4
109% 43.1 MB/s
DQ Read 161
DQ Write 218
DQ Mixed 30.7
68% 137 MB/s
Poor: 36%
This bench: 65.2%
Great: 92%
WD Elements 2620 2TB
185GB free, PID 2620
Operating at USB 3.1 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 101 102 102 102 102 102 MB/s
Performing as expected (60th percentile)
47% Average
Read 78.4
Write 104
Mixed 67.3
SusWrite 102
123% 87.9 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 4.3
4K Mixed 0.3
159% 1.77 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 47%
Great: 64%
Memory Kit BenchMulti coreSingle coreLatency
Unknown FLFF65F-C8ML9 Samsung M378B5173EB0-YK0 8GB
1386, 1386 MHz
4096, 4096 MB
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
50.4% Above average
MC Read 18.3
MC Write 18.1
MC Mixed 15
49% 17.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.4
SC Write 18.7
SC Mixed 16.1
47% 16.4 GB/s
Latency 75.4
53% 75.4 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 50.4%
Great: 50%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z97X-Gaming 3 Builds (Compare 3,153 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3 - $169

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 60% - Above average Total price: $817
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