Gigabyte GA-Z97-D3H-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 71%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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. Despite its good single core score this processor isn't appropriate for workstation use due to its relatively weak multi-core performance. Finally, with a gaming score of 74.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics75.3% 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 Drive49.1% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
SystemGigabyte Z97-D3H
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97-D3H-CF  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime8.7 Days
Run DateJan 28 '18 at 13:47
Run Duration159 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 13%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
74.7% Very good
1-Core 122
2-Core 246
87% 184 Pts
4-Core 468
8-Core 469
64% 468 Pts
64-Core 473
32% 473 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 74.7%
Great: 89%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 390.65
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
75.3% Very good
Lighting 294
Reflection 292
Parallax 302
76% 296 fps
MRender 199
Gravity 273
Splatting 225
74% 232 fps
Poor: 64%
This bench: 75.3%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung MZNTE256HMHP-000L7 256GB
104GB free
Firmware: EXT28L6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
86.7% Excellent
Read 498
Write 257
Mixed 338
80% 365 MB/s
4K Read 37.2
4K Write 102
4K Mixed 17.1
132% 52.2 MB/s
DQ Read 347
DQ Write 250
DQ Mixed 38.8
99% 212 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 86.7%
Great: 86%
SanDisk U110 128GB-$69
66GB free (System drive)
Firmware: U221000 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
49.1% Average
Read 445
Write 288
Mixed 281
75% 338 MB/s
4K Read 16.5
4K Write 14.4
4K Mixed 8.07
43% 13 MB/s
DQ Read 38
DQ Write 13.4
DQ Mixed 8.78
11% 20.1 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 49.1%
Great: 50%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$65
560GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
90.2% Outstanding
Read 156
Write 158
Mixed 146
115% 153 MB/s
4K Read 1.35
4K Write 2.75
4K Mixed 0.35
146% 1.48 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 90.2%
Great: 108%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$42
499GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
87% Excellent
Read 153
Write 150
Mixed 138
110% 147 MB/s
4K Read 1.28
4K Write 2.48
4K Mixed 0.3
133% 1.36 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 87%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Sniper DDR3 2400 C11 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
59.3% Above average
MC Read 21.2
MC Write 22.2
MC Mixed 18
58% 20.5 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 20.9
SC Mixed 18.8
53% 18.4 GB/s
Latency 67.3
60% 67.3 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 59.3%
Great: 89%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z97-D3H-CF Builds (Compare 3,222 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97-D3H-CF

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