Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 56%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 64%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (67th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 33 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 90.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics52.2% 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 Drive64.5% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (16%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display2560 x 1440 - 32 Bit couleurs,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160303
Uptime0 Days
Run DateSep 27 '18 at 08:36
Run Duration143 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU 16%

 PC Performing above expectations (67th 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-$365
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
90.8% Outstanding
SC Int 124
SC Float 131
SC Mixed 127
102% 128 Pts
QC Int 406
QC Float 414
QC Mixed 445
96% 422 Pts
MC Int 650
MC Float 692
MC Mixed 679
101% 673 Pts
Poor: 73%
This bench: 90.8%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
AMD R9 280X-$210
Device(0000 0000) 3GB
CLim: 1100 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 18.5.1
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
52.2% Above average
Lighting 161
Reflection 92.9
Parallax 231
58% 162 fps
MRender 71.4
Gravity 157
Splatting 101
48% 110 fps
Poor: 36%
This bench: 52.2%
Great: 52%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk X210 512GB-$152
222GB free
Firmware: X210706
SusWrite @10s intervals: 373 378 377 377 378 373 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
94% Outstanding
Read 418
Write 392
Mixed 235
SusWrite 376
80% 355 MB/s
4K Read 31.4
4K Write 84.2
4K Mixed 35.5
138% 50.4 MB/s
DQ Read 317
DQ Write 233
DQ Mixed 129
136% 226 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 94%
Great: 94%
HyperX Fury 240GB-$88
35GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 603ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 114 72 91 115 119 119 MB/s
Performing below potential (23rd percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
64.5% Good
Read 237
Write 194
Mixed 205
SusWrite 105
42% 185 MB/s
4K Read 17.8
4K Write 113
4K Mixed 34.4
131% 55 MB/s
DQ Read 167
DQ Write 209
DQ Mixed 165
131% 180 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 64.5%
Great: 85%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 3TB-$70
2TB free
Firmware: CC25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 126 127 126 127 127 126 MB/s
Performing below expectations (34th percentile)
83.3% Excellent
Read 164
Write 151
Mixed 81.1
SusWrite 126
96% 131 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.7
137% 1 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 83.3%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 2400 C11 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2400 MHz
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
84.8% Excellent
MC Read 30.8
MC Write 32.6
MC Mixed 26.3
85% 29.9 GB/s
SC Read 20.4
SC Write 24.3
SC Mixed 25.4
67% 23.4 GB/s
Latency 47.4
84% 47.4 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 84.8%
Great: 107%
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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 4,818 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 81%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 59%
Gunboat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 86% - Excellent Total price: $841
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