Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 86.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics64.3% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive71.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97-HD3  (all builds)
Memory13 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1360 x 768 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150731
Uptime0.4 Days
Run DateMar 12 '18 at 06:48
Run Duration332 Seconds
Run User ROU-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (63rd 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-$308
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
86.3% Excellent
SC Int 117
SC Float 117
SC Mixed 113
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 349
QC Float 401
QC Mixed 442
90% 397 Pts
MC Int 565
MC Float 603
MC Mixed 594
88% 588 Pts
Poor: 57%
This bench: 86.3%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$200
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 353.54
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
64.3% Good
Lighting 194
Reflection 180
Parallax 194
60% 190 fps
MRender 155
Gravity 186
Splatting 126
67% 156 fps
Poor: 53%
This bench: 64.3%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 840 Evo 120GB-$138
82GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EXT0BB6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (8th percentile)
71.6% Very good
Read 480
Write 339
Mixed 339
86% 386 MB/s
4K Read 25.3
4K Write 26.6
4K Mixed 12.5
68% 21.5 MB/s
DQ Read 297
DQ Write 230
DQ Mixed 11.9
77% 180 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 71.6%
Great: 109%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$45
892GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing above expectations (67th percentile)
92.4% Outstanding
Read 156
Write 166
Mixed 160
121% 161 MB/s
4K Read 1.28
4K Write 2.59
4K Mixed 0.25
129% 1.37 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 92.4%
Great: 109%
Sales UDisk 1GB
0GB free, PID e203
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
3.46% Terrible
Read 2.82
Write 6.53
Mixed 5.17
7% 4.84 MB/s
4K Read 1.61
4K Write 0.41
4K Mixed 0.29
30% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 3%
This bench: 3.46%
Great: 3%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Savage DDR3 2400 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
83.8% Excellent
MC Read 30.4
MC Write 32.7
MC Mixed 25.6
84% 29.6 GB/s
SC Read 21.5
SC Write 22.1
SC Mixed 26
66% 23.2 GB/s
Latency 48.5
82% 48.5 ns
Poor: 37%
This bench: 83.8%
Great: 87%
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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 4,024 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3 - $102

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $597
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HDDRAMUSB
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WD Blue 1TB (2012) $45Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3200 C16 2x8GB $130SanDisk Ultra Fit 32GB $12
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