Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 52%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat
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PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (46th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 54 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 81.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics52.4% 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 Drive51.9% is a reasonable SSD score. This drive enables fast boots and responsive applications.
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.
High background CPU (30%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
5 months ago, 2 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3  (all builds)
Memory4.5 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit Farben
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150129
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJan 08 '19 at 15:33
Run Duration167 Seconds
Run User DEU-User
Background CPU 30%

 PC Performing as expected (46th 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-$255
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.9 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (55th percentile)
81.8% Excellent
SC Int 113
SC Float 109
SC Mixed 107
88% 110 Pts
QC Int 459
QC Float 450
QC Mixed 432
101% 447 Pts
MC Int 456
MC Float 450
MC Mixed 456
68% 454 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 81.8%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 970-$374
CLim: 1519 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 417.35
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
52.4% Above average
Lighting 143
Reflection 143
Parallax 142
44% 143 fps
MRender 143
Gravity 143
Splatting 130
58% 139 fps
Poor: 54%
This bench: 52.4%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata Premier Pro SP900 128GB-$40
17GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 5.6.0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 60 67 59 68 51 51 MB/s
Performing below potential (6th percentile) - Ensure that this drive is connected to a SATA 3.0 port with a SATA 3.0 cable
51.9% Above average
Read 236
Write 123
Mixed 137
SusWrite 59.3
31% 139 MB/s
4K Read 20.3
4K Write 103
4K Mixed 23
115% 48.8 MB/s
DQ Read 85.6
DQ Write 123
DQ Mixed 49.6
53% 86 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 51.9%
Great: 77%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$42
55GB free
Firmware: CC45
SusWrite @10s intervals: 159 175 177 176 175 178 MB/s
Performing below expectations (38th percentile)
84.5% Excellent
Read 121
Write 98
Mixed 73.3
SusWrite 173
85% 116 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 1
181% 1.3 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 84.5%
Great: 112%
Seagate Expansion 2TB
1.5TB free
Firmware: 0502
SusWrite @10s intervals: 85 91 92 92 92 92 MB/s
Performing above expectations (72nd percentile)
57.1% Above average
Read 108
Write 84.2
Mixed 62.6
SusWrite 90.4
64% 86.4 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 1.1
182% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 14%
This bench: 57.1%
Great: 66%
TOSHIBA External USB 3.0 1TB
25GB free, PID a00b
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 56 58 58 58 58 58 MB/s
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
26.4% Poor
Read 61
Write 60.5
Mixed 29.1
SusWrite 57.7
69% 52.1 MB/s
4K Read 0.4
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.5
73% 0.83 MB/s
Poor: 13%
This bench: 26.4%
Great: 40%
WD Elements 500GB
39GB free, PID 1023
Operating at USB 2.0 Speed
SusWrite @10s intervals: 32 35 35 36 35 35 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
17.8% Very poor
Read 36.1
Write 29.8
Mixed 24.8
SusWrite 34.6
42% 31.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.6
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.6
77% 0.93 MB/s
Poor: 11%
This bench: 17.8%
Great: 41%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL Ripjaws DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1866 MHz
Performing way above expectations (100th percentile)
66.2% Good
MC Read 24.1
MC Write 24.2
MC Mixed 20.2
65% 22.8 GB/s
SC Read 17.7
SC Write 21.5
SC Mixed 20.3
57% 19.8 GB/s
Latency 56.8
70% 56.8 ns
Poor: 30%
This bench: 66.2%
Great: 63%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Desktop
Desktop 81%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3 - $169

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $994
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