Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 79%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 50%
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 70.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics85.3% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive93.4% 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-Z97-HD3  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150420
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 27 '17 at 04:52
Run Duration138 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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-$339
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 3.25 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
70.8% Very good
SC Int 114
SC Float 119
SC Mixed 115
93% 116 Pts
QC Int 351
QC Float 335
QC Mixed 331
77% 339 Pts
MC Int 423
MC Float 434
MC Mixed 421
64% 426 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 70.8%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 Fury-$600
CLim: 1100 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.6.2
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
85.3% Excellent
Lighting 263
Reflection 159
Parallax 360
92% 260 fps
MRender 128
Gravity 248
Splatting 180
80% 186 fps
Poor: 44%
This bench: 85.3%
Great: 86%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Liteonit LCS-128M6S 2.5 128GB
81GB free
Firmware: DC7110D Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
93.4% Outstanding
Read 483
Write 304
Mixed 368
85% 385 MB/s
4K Read 33.1
4K Write 79.2
4K Mixed 37.4
140% 49.9 MB/s
DQ Read 316
DQ Write 248
DQ Mixed 89.7
119% 218 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 93.4%
Great: 92%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$57
308GB free
Firmware: CC46 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (40th percentile)
85.4% Excellent
Read 159
Write 139
Mixed 147
112% 148 MB/s
4K Read 0.65
4K Write 1.86
4K Mixed 0.23
86% 0.91 MB/s
Poor: 65%
This bench: 85.4%
Great: 107%
WD Blue 1TB (2010)-$59
155GB free
Firmware: 15.01H15 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
52.6% Above average
Read 97.5
Write 85.3
Mixed 86.5
68% 89.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.02
4K Mixed 0.31
100% 1.01 MB/s
Poor: 42%
This bench: 52.6%
Great: 75%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G3D1609DS1S00. 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
61% Good
MC Read 21.6
MC Write 22
MC Mixed 18.5
59% 20.7 GB/s
SC Read 16.2
SC Write 22.7
SC Mixed 20
56% 19.6 GB/s
Latency 59.5
67% 59.5 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 61%
Great: 65%
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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 2,352 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3 - $102

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 74% - Very good Total price: $861
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HDDRAMUSB
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