Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 100%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (58th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 42 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 67.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics129% 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 Drive88.6% 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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3  (all builds)
Memory11.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit färger
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140530
Uptime1.2 Days
Run DateJan 10 '19 at 18:46
Run Duration129 Seconds
Run User SWE-User
Background CPU0%

 PC Performing as expected (58th 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 3.4 GHz, turbo 2.85 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
67.8% Good
SC Int 95.4
SC Float 97.8
SC Mixed 97.3
77% 96.8 Pts
QC Int 319
QC Float 359
QC Mixed 327
76% 335 Pts
MC Int 494
MC Float 535
MC Mixed 523
77% 517 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 67.8%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$528
CLim: 1936 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing above expectations (66th percentile)
129% Outstanding
Lighting 405
Reflection 379
Parallax 441
129% 408 fps
MRender 240
Gravity 398
Splatting 249
129% 295 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 129%
Great: 138%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX100 256GB-$116
44GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 264 184 189 186 178 176 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
88.6% Excellent
Read 442
Write 328
Mixed 298
SusWrite 196
71% 316 MB/s
4K Read 29.9
4K Write 105
4K Mixed 42.6
156% 59.2 MB/s
DQ Read 179
DQ Write 312
DQ Mixed 127
130% 206 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 88.6%
Great: 96%
Crucial BX500 240GB-$29
223GB free
Firmware: M6CR013
SusWrite @10s intervals: 435 434 258 101 104 105 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
81.4% Excellent
Read 493
Write 452
Mixed 426
SusWrite 239
90% 402 MB/s
4K Read 31.8
4K Write 49.5
4K Mixed 29.8
113% 37 MB/s
DQ Read 237
DQ Write 334
DQ Mixed 47.7
102% 206 MB/s
Poor: 33%
This bench: 81.4%
Great: 103%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (81st percentile)
60.6% Good
MC Read 22.1
MC Write 21.6
MC Mixed 18
59% 20.6 GB/s
SC Read 16.8
SC Write 18.8
SC Mixed 20.7
54% 18.8 GB/s
Latency 56.8
70% 56.8 ns
Poor: 44%
This bench: 60.6%
Great: 65%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z97X-Gaming 3 Builds (Compare 7,576 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $1,012
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