Gigabyte GA-Z97-D3H-CF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 94%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (71st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 29 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 96%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics100% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (11%). 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)
Memory29.7 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 03:44
Run Duration156 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU 11%

 PC Performing above expectations (71st 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 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
96% Outstanding
SC Int 133
SC Float 135
SC Mixed 136
108% 135 Pts
QC Int 470
QC Float 495
QC Mixed 469
108% 478 Pts
MC Int 684
MC Float 714
MC Mixed 715
106% 705 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 96%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$335
CLim: 1961 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
100% Outstanding
Lighting 316
Reflection 301
Parallax 310
97% 309 fps
MRender 203
Gravity 285
Splatting 230
102% 239 fps
Poor: 81%
This bench: 100%
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 (98th percentile)
92.2% Outstanding
Read 158
Write 164
Mixed 162
122% 161 MB/s
4K Read 1.15
4K Write 2.28
4K Mixed 0.24
116% 1.22 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 92.2%
Great: 90%
Toshiba DT01ACA300 3TB-$90
3TB free
Firmware: MX6OABB0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
90.3% Outstanding
Read 176
Write 139
Mixed 144
115% 153 MB/s
4K Read 1.07
4K Write 1.73
4K Mixed 0.18
97% 0.99 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 90.3%
Great: 108%
Seagate Video SV35.6 Series 3TB-$90
3TB free
Firmware: CV13 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
89.1% Excellent
Read 168
Write 143
Mixed 158
118% 156 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.21
86% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 89.1%
Great: 114%
HGST Travelstar 7K750 2.5" 750GB-$86
647GB free (System drive)
Firmware: JF4OA0E0 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
63.9% Good
Read 111
Write 111
Mixed 108
83% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.54
4K Write 1.27
4K Mixed 0.21
69% 0.67 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 63.9%
Great: 68%
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 (59th percentile)
51.7% Above average
MC Read 18.1
MC Write 18.5
MC Mixed 15.6
50% 17.4 GB/s
SC Read 15.6
SC Write 17.5
SC Mixed 17.7
48% 16.9 GB/s
Latency 67.1
60% 67.1 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 51.7%
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 2,157 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97-D3H-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $802
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