Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3

Performance Results

Gaming 17%
Desktop 79%
Workstation 14%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (73rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 27 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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 77%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics19.4% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 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)
Boot Drive24.7% is an extremely low SSD score, this system will benefit from a faster SSD.
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 VersionAlthough Windows 7 is still a viable option, it's now 12 years and 2 months old. This system should be upgraded to Windows 10 which is generally faster and has an improved set of core utilities including better versions of explorer and task manager.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97-HD3  (all builds)
Memory0.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 7
BIOS Date20140611
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateSep 02 '20 at 14:13
Run Duration120 Seconds
Run User ISR-User
Background CPU6%

 PC Performing above expectations (73rd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4460-$98
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
77% Very good
Memory 91.9
1-Core 95.5
2-Core 189
75% 125 Pts
4-Core 358
8-Core 367
49% 363 Pts
64-Core 367
25% 367 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 77%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750-Ti-$110
Gigabyte(1458 3667) 2GB
CLim: 1306 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
19.4% Very poor
Lighting 23.8
Reflection 17.7
Parallax 22.3
19% 21.3 fps
MRender 26.4
Gravity 24
Splatting 17.5
20% 22.6 fps
Poor: 17%
This bench: 19.4%
Great: 20%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Team L5 LITE SSD 240GB
99GB free (System drive)
Firmware: P1222A
SusWrite @10s intervals: 77 6.4 60 22 50 8.1 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (7th percentile)
24.7% Poor
Read 405
Write 298
Mixed 4.3
SusWrite 37.2
41% 186 MB/s
4K Read 14.8
4K Write 2.1
4K Mixed 0.1
24% 5.67 MB/s
Poor: 24%
This bench: 24.7%
Great: 103%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
738GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 175 177 178 179 179 179 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (93rd percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 190
Write 177
Mixed 97
SusWrite 178
117% 160 MB/s
4K Read 1.5
4K Write 2.8
4K Mixed 1.3
259% 1.87 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 106%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 99U5471-054.A00LF 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (87th percentile)
33.4% Below average
MC Read 11.1
MC Write 11.3
MC Mixed 9.5
30% 10.6 GB/s
SC Read 9.2
SC Write 11
SC Mixed 9.8
29% 10 GB/s
Latency 64.2
62% 64.2 ns
Poor: 21%
This bench: 33.4%
Great: 34%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z97-HD3 Builds (Compare 4,322 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 45%
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3 - $102

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $890
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