Gigabyte GA-Z97M-D3H

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat
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 90.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics27.5% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (21%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
5 months ago, 5 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97M-D3H  (all builds)
Memory5.4 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 12:29
Run Duration104 Seconds
Run User IND-User
Background CPU 21%

 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 4.35 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
90.1% Outstanding
SC Int 119
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 122
95% 119 Pts
QC Int 401
QC Float 427
QC Mixed 454
97% 427 Pts
MC Int 623
MC Float 654
MC Mixed 644
96% 641 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 90.1%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD RX 560-$134
CLim: 1196 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.4.1
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
27.5% Poor
Lighting 82.5
Reflection 30.2
Parallax 116
29% 76.1 fps
MRender 44.3
Gravity 71.6
Splatting 71.7
26% 62.5 fps
Poor: 25%
This bench: 27.5%
Great: 35%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
18GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 71% Great: 123%
WD Black 1TB (2013)-$73
94GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
88.2% Excellent
Read 172
Write 135
Mixed 148
114% 152 MB/s
4K Read 0.48
4K Write 2.48
4K Mixed 0.3
99% 1.09 MB/s
Poor: 53%
This bench: 88.2%
Great: 105%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Sniper DDR3 1866 C9 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1866 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
35.6% Below average
MC Read 11.5
MC Write 12.1
MC Mixed 9.3
31% 11 GB/s
SC Read 10.4
SC Write 11.6
SC Mixed 11
31% 11 GB/s
Latency 53
76% 53 ns
Poor: 20%
This bench: 35.6%
Great: 37%
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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-D3H Builds (Compare 1,092 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97M-D3H - $126

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $798
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