Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (16th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 84 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 53.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics67.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive41.5% 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.
Very high background CPU (65%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3  (all builds)
Memory5.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150421
Uptime4.2 Days
Run DateApr 17 '18 at 12:56
Run Duration163 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 65%

 PC Performing way below expectations (16th 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 i5-4670-$370
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.55 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
53.9% Above average
SC Int 87.8
SC Float 73.9
SC Mixed 71.5
62% 77.7 Pts
QC Int 325
QC Float 304
QC Mixed 281
69% 303 Pts
MC Int 346
MC Float 350
MC Mixed 316
51% 337 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 53.9%
Great: 81%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$490
Asus(1043 859B) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1949 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
67.9% Good
Lighting 299
Reflection 132
Parallax 328
96% 253 fps
MRender 107
Gravity 125
Splatting 102
48% 111 fps
Poor: 91%
This bench: 67.9%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Fury 120GB-$64
1GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 603ABBF0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
41.5% Average
Read 350
Write 95.1
Mixed 130
42% 192 MB/s
4K Read 12.6
4K Write 63.5
4K Mixed 9.18
64% 28.4 MB/s
DQ Read 21.8
DQ Write 113
DQ Mixed 7.04
23% 47.4 MB/s
Poor: 50%
This bench: 41.5%
Great: 78%
Seagate Barracuda 4TB (2017)-$85
3TB free
Firmware: 0001 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 39% Great: 93%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$42
58GB free
Firmware: CC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (32nd percentile)
77.7% Very good
Read 144
Write 127
Mixed 122
98% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.38
4K Write 1.72
4K Mixed 0.17
67% 0.76 MB/s
Poor: 29%
This bench: 77.7%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1866 MHz
Performing below expectations (36th percentile)
56.8% Above average
MC Read 21.3
MC Write 23.3
MC Mixed 20.3
62% 21.6 GB/s
SC Read 10.5
SC Write 12.3
SC Mixed 8
29% 10.3 GB/s
Latency 93.1
43% 93.1 ns
Poor: 34%
This bench: 56.8%
Great: 72%
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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 5,514 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 79%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $857
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