Gigabyte GA-Z97M-DS3H

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 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. 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 63.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics69.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive105% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97M-DS3H  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit couleurs
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150421
Uptime2.2 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 12:12
Run Duration237 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU9%

 PC Performing as expected (48th 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 i5-4690K-$255
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 2.95 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
63.3% Good
SC Int 104
SC Float 105
SC Mixed 104
84% 104 Pts
QC Int 332
QC Float 320
QC Mixed 311
73% 321 Pts
MC Int 226
MC Float 220
MC Mixed 211
33% 219 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 63.3%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$260
CLim: 1531 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
69.3% Good
Lighting 216
Reflection 187
Parallax 225
68% 209 fps
MRender 156
Gravity 200
Splatting 132
70% 162 fps
Poor: 56%
This bench: 69.3%
Great: 72%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$63
97GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (41st percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 499
Write 403
Mixed 418
98% 440 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 74.8
4K Mixed 46.2
149% 51.4 MB/s
DQ Read 353
DQ Write 264
DQ Mixed 106
134% 241 MB/s
Poor: 75%
This bench: 105%
Great: 124%
Hitachi Deskstar P7K500 320GB-$59
267GB free
Firmware: GM3OA57A Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
40.6% Average
Read 69.9
Write 71.2
Mixed 70.3
53% 70.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.49
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.39
94% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 16%
This bench: 40.6%
Great: 46%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1.5TB
1.5TB free, PID a006
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
28.2% Poor
Read 66.5
Write 62.5
Mixed 52.6
76% 60.5 MB/s
4K Read 0.29
4K Write 1.59
4K Mixed 0.16
61% 0.68 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 28.2%
Great: 42%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL TridentX DDR3 2400 C10 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
55.3% Above average
MC Read 20.1
MC Write 21.4
MC Mixed 17.6
56% 19.7 GB/s
SC Read 11.8
SC Write 12.8
SC Mixed 15
38% 13.2 GB/s
Latency 64.5
62% 64.5 ns
Poor: 46%
This bench: 55.3%
Great: 100%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z97M-DS3H Builds (Compare 898 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97M-DS3H - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 100% - Outstanding Total price: $705
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