Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (47th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 53 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. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 72.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics126% 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 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.
Memory20GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 20GB 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.
Very high background CPU (31%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
5 months ago, 3 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 20 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140530
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMay 17 '18 at 14:48
Run Duration162 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU 31%

 PC Performing as expected (47th 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 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
72.1% Very good
SC Int 105
SC Float 105
SC Mixed 102
83% 104 Pts
QC Int 382
QC Float 378
QC Mixed 370
85% 377 Pts
MC Int 375
MC Float 376
MC Mixed 376
56% 376 Pts
Poor: 61%
This bench: 72.1%
Great: 97%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
Gigabyte(1458 D000) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4835
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
5.29% Terrible
Lighting 12
Reflection 16.8
Parallax 20.3
5% 16.4 fps
MRender 18.2
Gravity 7.7
Splatting 18
6% 14.6 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.29%
Great: 6%
Nvidia GTX 1080-$450
CLim: 1999 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 397.64
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
126% Outstanding
Lighting 409
Reflection 387
Parallax 408
126% 402 fps
MRender 238
Gravity 378
Splatting 249
126% 289 fps
Poor: 76%
This bench: 126%
Great: 140%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$100
39GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
105% Outstanding
Read 504
Write 404
Mixed 412
98% 440 MB/s
4K Read 41
4K Write 89.9
4K Mixed 37.1
157% 56 MB/s
DQ Read 301
DQ Write 260
DQ Mixed 25.9
89% 196 MB/s
Poor: 68%
This bench: 105%
Great: 123%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
920GB free
Firmware: CC25 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
93.2% Outstanding
Read 170
Write 155
Mixed 163
123% 163 MB/s
4K Read 0.74
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.22
85% 0.86 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 93.2%
Great: 115%
Toshiba P300 1TB-$44
278GB free
Firmware: MS2OA8J0 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (57th percentile)
91.3% Outstanding
Read 160
Write 158
Mixed 128
111% 149 MB/s
4K Read 0.94
4K Write 1.96
4K Mixed 0.22
100% 1.04 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 91.3%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston ACR16D3LU1KBG/8G 1315 BLS4G3D1609DS1S00. 1315 BLS4G3D1609DS1S00. Hynix HMT351U6EFR8C-PB 20GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
8192, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
47.7% Average
MC Read 15.9
MC Write 18
MC Mixed 14.4
46% 16.1 GB/s
SC Read 12.8
SC Write 16.2
SC Mixed 15.5
42% 14.8 GB/s
Latency 68.4
58% 68.4 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 47.7%
Great: 48%
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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 4,845 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $934
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