Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (51st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 49 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 72.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics40.6% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 Drive47.4% 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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 13 '18 at 08:51
Run Duration354 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (51st 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 Xeon E3-1245 v3-$330
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
72.7% Very good
SC Int 100
SC Float 103
SC Mixed 103
82% 102 Pts
QC Int 349
QC Float 344
QC Mixed 358
79% 350 Pts
MC Int 501
MC Float 533
MC Mixed 511
77% 515 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 72.7%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050-Ti-$155
MSI(1462 3352) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1923 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
40.6% Average
Lighting 133
Reflection 79.3
Parallax 122
40% 111 fps
MRender 80.2
Gravity 121
Splatting 82.9
41% 94.8 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 40.6%
Great: 43%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Transcend SSD320 256GB-$419
19GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.2.2 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below potential (3rd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
47.4% Average
Read 170
Write 163
Mixed 112
33% 148 MB/s
4K Read 19.8
4K Write 73.6
4K Mixed 12
84% 35.1 MB/s
DQ Read 148
DQ Write 134
DQ Mixed 36.6
56% 106 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 47.4%
Great: 84%
Sandisk SD7SN6S-128G-1006 128GB
9GB free
Firmware: X3511006 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
95% Outstanding
Read 477
Write 434
Mixed 428
100% 446 MB/s
4K Read 30.4
4K Write 94
4K Mixed 26.7
130% 50.4 MB/s
DQ Read 254
DQ Write 229
DQ Mixed 52.4
91% 179 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 95%
Great: 84%
WD Green 1TB (2009)-$132
445GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
38% Below average
Read 71
Write 61.4
Mixed 63.9
49% 65.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.63
4K Write 0.45
4K Mixed 0.25
63% 0.45 MB/s
Poor: 22%
This bench: 38%
Great: 58%
Jmicron Generic 1TB
295GB free
Firmware: 8101
Performing as expected (44th percentile)
42.4% Average
Read 74.6
Write 73.1
Mixed 71.2
55% 73 MB/s
4K Read 0.45
4K Write 1.37
4K Mixed 0.21
67% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 17%
This bench: 42.4%
Great: 69%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
42GB free
Firmware: CC47 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
81.5% Excellent
Read 164
Write 120
Mixed 85.1
91% 123 MB/s
4K Read 0.53
4K Write 1.74
4K Mixed 0.26
83% 0.84 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 81.5%
Great: 112%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$44
34GB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (17th percentile)
68.5% Good
Read 127
Write 112
Mixed 39.3
68% 92.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.5
4K Write 1.44
4K Mixed 0.22
72% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 68.5%
Great: 112%
WD Green 2TB (2012)-$76
15GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
42.7% Average
Read 59.9
Write 88.5
Mixed 50.4
49% 66.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.36
4K Write 1.93
4K Mixed 0.23
77% 0.84 MB/s
Poor: 39%
This bench: 42.7%
Great: 84%
WD WD20EZRX-00D8PB0 500GB
9GB free
Firmware: 02.03B04 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
62.5% Good
Read 110
Write 107
Mixed 101
80% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.08
4K Mixed 0.33
104% 1.04 MB/s
Poor: 31%
This bench: 62.5%
Great: 63%
Samsung Spinpoint F2 1TB-$60
7GB free
Firmware: 1AG01118 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
45.4% Average
Read 78.8
Write 79.1
Mixed 57.2
54% 71.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.58
4K Write 1.27
4K Mixed 0.27
78% 0.71 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 45.4%
Great: 59%
WD My Passport 071A 500GB
25GB free, PID 071a
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Performing above expectations (85th percentile)
15.7% Very poor
Read 34.8
Write 29.9
Mixed 9.4
29% 24.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.35
4K Write 1.33
4K Mixed 0.27
56% 0.65 MB/s
Poor: 10%
This bench: 15.7%
Great: 17%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Micron 8JTF51264AZ-1G6E1 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (53rd percentile)
55.9% Above average
MC Read 20.5
MC Write 20.4
MC Mixed 16.5
55% 19.1 GB/s
SC Read 14.8
SC Write 19.1
SC Mixed 18.4
50% 17.4 GB/s
Latency 67.2
60% 67.2 ns
Poor: 49%
This bench: 55.9%
Great: 84%
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 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 4,818 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $841
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