Gigabyte GA-Z87M-HD3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 20%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 47%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (32nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 68 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 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 66.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics12.1% is a very low 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
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.
Very high background CPU (65%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z87M-HD3  (all builds)
Memory2.8 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20130516
Uptime1.5 Days
Run DateSep 10 '17 at 12:14
Run Duration99 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU 65%

 PC Performing below expectations (32nd 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 i7-4770K-$450
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
66.2% Good
SC Int 101
SC Float 99.9
SC Mixed 92.5
78% 97.9 Pts
QC Int 309
QC Float 334
QC Mixed 321
73% 321 Pts
MC Int 496
MC Float 538
MC Mixed 532
78% 522 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 66.2%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 650-$112
Gigabyte(1458 3555) 2GB
CLim: 1110 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 382.53
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
12.1% Very poor
Lighting 30
Reflection 24.4
Parallax 38
10% 30.8 fps
MRender 28.2
Gravity 36.1
Splatting 30.5
13% 31.6 fps
Poor: 10%
This bench: 12.1%
Great: 13%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Desktop SSHD 2TB-$90
976GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
77.3% Very good
Read 119
Write 149
Mixed 132
101% 134 MB/s
4K Read 0.59
4K Write 5.55
4K Mixed 0.79
216% 2.31 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 77.3%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600 C10 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
25.2% Poor
MC Read 8.1
MC Write 8.5
MC Mixed 7.8
23% 8.13 GB/s
SC Read 6.3
SC Write 7.3
SC Mixed 7.2
20% 6.93 GB/s
Latency 83.7
48% 83.7 ns
Poor: 22%
This bench: 25.2%
Great: 35%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z87M-HD3 Builds (Compare 72 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 15%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 62%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 40%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z87M-HD3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 66% - Good Total price: $508
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