Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 116%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 66%
Battle cruiser
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (92nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 8 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 100%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics140% 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 Drive95.8% 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)
Memory12.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateOct 06 '17 at 10:04
Run Duration115 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing way above expectations (92nd 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 i5-4690K-$235
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.5 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
100% Outstanding
SC Int 133
SC Float 132
SC Mixed 134
106% 133 Pts
QC Int 524
QC Float 529
QC Mixed 529
120% 527 Pts
MC Int 526
MC Float 529
MC Mixed 531
79% 529 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 100%
Great: 100%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1080-$535
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2502 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 385.69
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
140% Outstanding
Lighting 460
Reflection 407
Parallax 473
144% 447 fps
MRender 249
Gravity 429
Splatting 260
137% 313 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 140%
Great: 143%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX200 500GB-$240
108GB free
Firmware: MU04 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
95.8% Outstanding
Read 519
Write 399
Mixed 394
97% 437 MB/s
4K Read 31.2
4K Write 92.5
4K Mixed 27.3
131% 50.3 MB/s
DQ Read 260
DQ Write 260
DQ Mixed 35.4
88% 185 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 95.8%
Great: 91%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$35
352GB free
Firmware: KC45 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (82nd percentile)
65.4% Good
Read 114
Write 114
Mixed 115
86% 114 MB/s
4K Read 0.56
4K Write 1.15
4K Mixed 0.58
109% 0.77 MB/s
Poor: 45%
This bench: 65.4%
Great: 72%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
63.1% Good
MC Read 21.7
MC Write 22.9
MC Mixed 20
62% 21.5 GB/s
SC Read 17
SC Write 23.3
SC Mixed 20
57% 20.1 GB/s
Latency 60.2
66% 60.2 ns
Poor: 39%
This bench: 63.1%
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-Z97X-Gaming 3 Builds (Compare 2,830 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 64%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 71% - Very good Total price: $1,095
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