Gigabyte GA-Z87-HD3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 33%
Sail boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (22nd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 78 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
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 72.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics19.4% is a below average 3D score (GTX 1070 = 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load times.
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 VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (42%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
7 days ago, 7 days ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z87-HD3  (all builds)
Memory3.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140219
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateDec 04 '17 at 08:01
Run Duration90 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 42%

 PC Performing below expectations (22nd 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 i5-4670K-$270
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (18th percentile)
72.6% Very good
SC Int 106
SC Float 106
SC Mixed 105
84% 105 Pts
QC Int 362
QC Float 341
QC Mixed 366
81% 356 Pts
MC Int 380
MC Float 401
MC Mixed 399
59% 393 Pts
Poor: 63%
This bench: 72.6%
Great: 97%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 750 Ti-$110
CLim: 1333 MHz, MLim: 1350 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 388.13
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
19.4% Very poor
Lighting 58.4
Reflection 39.9
Parallax 56.3
18% 51.5 fps
MRender 46.1
Gravity 59.7
Splatting 35.9
21% 47.2 fps
Poor: 20%
This bench: 19.4%
Great: 26%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Desktop SSHD 1TB-$85
252GB free
Firmware: CC43 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
83.1% Excellent
Read 130
Write 159
Mixed 141
108% 143 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 5.35
4K Mixed 0.7
209% 2.27 MB/s
Poor: 59%
This bench: 83.1%
Great: 104%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Samsung M378B5173BH0-CK0 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way below expectations (9th percentile)
45.1% Average
MC Read 15.8
MC Write 16.4
MC Mixed 14.3
44% 15.5 GB/s
SC Read 12.2
SC Write 13.7
SC Mixed 13.2
37% 13 GB/s
Latency 75.8
53% 75.8 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 45.1%
Great: 59%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z87-HD3 Builds (Compare 1,707 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 39%
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Desktop
Desktop 60%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 37%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z87-HD3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $598
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