Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 103%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (54th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 46 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 66.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics133% 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 Drive89.1% 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.
High background CPU (27%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97-HD3  (all builds)
Memory8.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colori,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150731
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateJun 08 '17 at 22:55
Run Duration171 Seconds
Run User ITA-User
Background CPU 27%

 PC Performing as expected (54th 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 i7-4790-$305
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
66.8% Good
SC Int 97
SC Float 97.1
SC Mixed 95.5
77% 96.5 Pts
QC Int 304
QC Float 315
QC Mixed 315
71% 311 Pts
MC Int 511
MC Float 580
MC Mixed 586
84% 559 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 66.8%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$18
MaxC: 2075 MHz, MaxM: 2702 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
133% Outstanding
Lighting 433
Reflection 319
Parallax 445
132% 399 fps
MRender 236
Gravity 426
Splatting 248
123% 303 fps
Poor: 85%
This bench: 133%
Great: 144%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$103
109GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (80th percentile)
86.9% Excellent
Read 492
Write 316
Mixed 339
85% 382 MB/s
4K Read 38.4
4K Write 67.8
4K Mixed 22.4
123% 42.9 MB/s
DQ Read 320
DQ Write 216
DQ Mixed 64.6
103% 200 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 86.9%
Great: 94%
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$103
70GB free
Firmware: EXT0DB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
89.1% Excellent
Read 486
Write 337
Mixed 333
85% 385 MB/s
4K Read 39.1
4K Write 69.8
4K Mixed 22.8
126% 43.9 MB/s
DQ Read 333
DQ Write 219
DQ Mixed 66.2
106% 206 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 89.1%
Great: 94%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB-$38
466GB free
Firmware: JC4B Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
66.7% Good
Read 120
Write 113
Mixed 98.3
83% 110 MB/s
4K Read 0.69
4K Write 1.67
4K Mixed 0.49
114% 0.95 MB/s
Poor: 43%
This bench: 66.7%
Great: 69%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$70
756GB free
Firmware: CC25 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)
73.6% Very good
Read 126
Write 130
Mixed 126
96% 128 MB/s
4K Read 0.55
4K Write 1.46
4K Mixed 0.16
68% 0.72 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 73.6%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB-$110
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
53.2% Above average
MC Read 18.4
MC Write 20.5
MC Mixed 18.4
55% 19.1 GB/s
SC Read 9.4
SC Write 15.3
SC Mixed 12.6
36% 12.4 GB/s
Latency 71.3
56% 71.3 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 53.2%
Great: 63%
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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-HD3 Builds (Compare 1,986 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3 - $102

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Excellent Total price: $766
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