Gigabyte GA-Z87-HD3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (20th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 80 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 57.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics52.6% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive70.5% 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.
Very high background CPU (44%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z87-HD3  (all builds)
Memory5.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140812
Uptime15.9 Days
Run DateFeb 08 '18 at 16:40
Run Duration121 Seconds
Run User DNK-User
Background CPU 44%

 PC Performing below expectations (20th 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 i7-4770K-$477
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
57.9% Above average
SC Int 80.6
SC Float 82.7
SC Mixed 81.5
65% 81.6 Pts
QC Int 271
QC Float 284
QC Mixed 279
63% 278 Pts
MC Int 430
MC Float 443
MC Mixed 474
67% 449 Pts
Poor: 65%
This bench: 57.9%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 290-$399
CLim: 957 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.12.1
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
52.6% Above average
Lighting 133
Reflection 131
Parallax 208
50% 158 fps
MRender 108
Gravity 138
Splatting 148
55% 131 fps
Poor: 51%
This bench: 52.6%
Great: 68%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial M500 240GB-$80
46GB free
Firmware: MU03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
70.5% Very good
Read 491
Write 264
Mixed 346
81% 367 MB/s
4K Read 19.6
4K Write 56.5
4K Mixed 24.4
91% 33.5 MB/s
DQ Read 168
DQ Write 141
DQ Mixed 52.3
67% 120 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 70.5%
Great: 90%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$55
116GB free
Firmware: CC49 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
74.1% Very good
Read 123
Write 136
Mixed 103
90% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.46
4K Write 1.63
4K Mixed 0.28
80% 0.79 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 74.1%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below expectations (30th percentile)
51.8% Above average
MC Read 18.8
MC Write 20.1
MC Mixed 17.1
53% 18.7 GB/s
SC Read 10.1
SC Write 14.8
SC Mixed 14.1
37% 13 GB/s
Latency 85
47% 85 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 51.8%
Great: 64%
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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 2,515 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 61%
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Desktop
Desktop 70%
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Workstation
Workstation 42%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z87-HD3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $728
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