Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (45th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 55 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 82.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics39.8% 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 Drive106% 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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97-HD3  (all builds)
Memory11.9 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150420
Uptime1.8 Days
Run DateApr 29 '18 at 16:23
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User SRB-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (45th 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 i5-4690-$255
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (92nd percentile)
82.2% Excellent
SC Int 111
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 112
90% 112 Pts
QC Int 429
QC Float 424
QC Mixed 430
97% 428 Pts
MC Int 425
MC Float 428
MC Mixed 429
64% 428 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 82.2%
Great: 83%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 380-$228
CLim: 990 MHz, MLim: 1425 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.7
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
39.8% Below average
Lighting 117
Reflection 112
Parallax 150
40% 126 fps
MRender 94.7
Gravity 107
Splatting 75.4
40% 92.4 fps
Poor: 34%
This bench: 39.8%
Great: 47%
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
Gigabyte(1458 D000) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.4835
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
5.19% Terrible
Lighting 10.6
Reflection 16
Parallax 20.7
4% 15.8 fps
MRender 19.1
Gravity 7.4
Splatting 17.3
6% 14.6 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 5.19%
Great: 6%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$95
14GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing as expected (46th percentile)
106% Outstanding
Read 499
Write 401
Mixed 409
97% 436 MB/s
4K Read 39.6
4K Write 81.7
4K Mixed 42.7
158% 54.6 MB/s
DQ Read 331
DQ Write 241
DQ Mixed 104
127% 225 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 106%
Great: 125%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$49
402GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (19th percentile)
49.5% Average
Read 85.4
Write 86.5
Mixed 82.5
64% 84.8 MB/s
4K Read 0.81
4K Write 2.23
4K Mixed 0.28
106% 1.11 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 49.5%
Great: 85%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below potential (37th percentile) - ensure that a dual+ channel XMP BIOS profile is enabled
54.9% Above average
MC Read 18.5
MC Write 20
MC Mixed 18.4
54% 19 GB/s
SC Read 15.5
SC Write 16.7
SC Mixed 14.1
44% 15.4 GB/s
Latency 62.2
64% 62.2 ns
Poor: 32%
This bench: 54.9%
Great: 63%
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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 3,835 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: 76% - Very good Total price: $822
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HDDRAMUSB
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