Gigabyte GA-Z97-D3H-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 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 74.1%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics72.9% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive102% 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.
Very high background CPU (43%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
SystemGigabyte Z97-D3H
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97-D3H-CF  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140617
Uptime4.3 Days
Run DateJul 22 '21 at 20:07
Run Duration170 Seconds
Run User ZAF-User
Background CPU 43%

 PC Performing as expected (55th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790-$226
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
74.1% Very good
Memory 86.8
1-Core 98.3
2-Core 147
69% 111 Pts
4-Core 332
8-Core 578
57% 455 Pts
64-Core 541
36% 541 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 74.1%
Great: 85%
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. 20.19.15.4531
Performing as expected (56th percentile)
2.88% Terrible
Lighting 3.7
Reflection 2.5
Parallax 6.9
3% 4.37 fps
MRender 8.2
Gravity 2.5
Splatting 4.9
3% 5.2 fps
Poor: 2%
This bench: 2.88%
Great: 3%
Nvidia GTX 1660-$230
Asus(1043 86BD) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2295 MHz, MLim: 2425 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 471.11
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
72.9% Very good
Lighting 97.7
Reflection 94.1
Parallax 83.4
79% 91.7 fps
MRender 77.6
Gravity 82.3
Splatting 74.8
66% 78.2 fps
Poor: 63%
This bench: 72.9%
Great: 73%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX500 500GB-$55
79GB free (System drive)
Firmware: M3CR010
SusWrite @10s intervals: 407 421 430 421 415 423 MB/s
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
102% Outstanding
Read 497
Write 370
Mixed 320
SusWrite 419
90% 402 MB/s
4K Read 23.8
4K Write 98.7
4K Mixed 38.2
137% 53.6 MB/s
DQ Read 296
DQ Write 322
DQ Mixed 242
201% 287 MB/s
Poor: 79%
This bench: 102%
Great: 125%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$34
395GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 177 179 180 178 179 179 MB/s
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
95% Outstanding
Read 152
Write 124
Mixed 78.9
SusWrite 179
98% 134 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.8
148% 1.03 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 95%
Great: 114%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair ValueSelect DDR3 1600 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (54th percentile)
55.5% Above average
MC Read 21.1
MC Write 21.1
MC Mixed 16.6
56% 19.6 GB/s
SC Read 11.3
SC Write 16.4
SC Mixed 17.3
43% 15 GB/s
Latency 70.6
57% 70.6 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 55.5%
Great: 61%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 0: 0R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
0% 0% 0 9 7 144 21.5" 1280 720 SAM0B3F S22D300
Typical GA-Z97-D3H-CF Builds (Compare 2,436 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97-D3H-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $788
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