Gigabyte GA-Z97-D3H-CF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 57%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (62nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 38 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 83.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics98.1% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemGigabyte Z97-D3H
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97-D3H-CF  (all builds)
Memory28.9 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 14 '18 at 02:24
Run Duration164 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing above expectations (62nd 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 Core i7-4790K-$365
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
83.4% Excellent
SC Int 121
SC Float 125
SC Mixed 119
97% 122 Pts
QC Int 371
QC Float 416
QC Mixed 402
90% 396 Pts
MC Int 605
MC Float 641
MC Mixed 653
95% 633 Pts
Poor: 67%
This bench: 83.4%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
98.1% Outstanding
Lighting 307
Reflection 287
Parallax 308
95% 301 fps
MRender 202
Gravity 277
Splatting 225
100% 235 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 98.1%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HGST Deskstar NAS 4TB-$150
3.5TB free
Firmware: MJAOA5E0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
94.6% Outstanding
Read 166
Write 163
Mixed 157
122% 162 MB/s
4K Read 1.16
4K Write 2.18
4K Mixed 0.24
115% 1.19 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 94.6%
Great: 90%
Toshiba DT01ACA300 3TB-$90
3TB free
Firmware: MX6OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
94% Outstanding
Read 176
Write 152
Mixed 167
124% 165 MB/s
4K Read 1.09
4K Write 1.59
4K Mixed 0.22
99% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 94%
Great: 108%
Seagate Video SV35.6 Series 3TB-$90
3TB free
Firmware: CV13 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (49th percentile)
89.1% Excellent
Read 170
Write 141
Mixed 154
117% 155 MB/s
4K Read 1.05
4K Write 1.05
4K Mixed 0.15
80% 0.75 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 89.1%
Great: 114%
HGST Travelstar 7K750 2.5" 750GB-$86
651GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JF4OA0E0 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
64% Good
Read 111
Write 112
Mixed 107
83% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 1.2
4K Mixed 0.21
68% 0.65 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 64%
Great: 69%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1600 C9 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
50.5% Above average
MC Read 17.8
MC Write 18.3
MC Mixed 15.3
49% 17.1 GB/s
SC Read 13.7
SC Write 18
SC Mixed 15.8
45% 15.8 GB/s
Latency 69.6
58% 69.6 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 50.5%
Great: 75%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z97-D3H-CF Builds (Compare 2,146 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97-D3H-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $688
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