Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 72%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 66%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
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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 68.8%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is good.
Graphics79.4% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive71.9% 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 (13%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
12 days ago, 8 days ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3  (all builds)
Memory12.4 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit väriä
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140530
Uptime0.8 Days
Run DateMay 15 '19 at 12:54
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU 13%

 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 Xeon E3-1231 v3-$248
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.6 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (37th percentile)
68.8% Good
SC Int 102
SC Float 87.7
SC Mixed 101
78% 97 Pts
QC Int 314
QC Float 319
QC Mixed 327
73% 320 Pts
MC Int 502
MC Float 527
MC Mixed 525
78% 518 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 68.8%
Great: 80%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$380
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 399.24
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
79.4% Very good
Lighting 141
Reflection 142
Parallax 289
60% 191 fps
MRender 187
Gravity 259
Splatting 211
94% 219 fps
Poor: 78%
This bench: 79.4%
Great: 109%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Kingston SSDNow V300 240GB-$70
136GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 580ABBF0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 143 142 138 124 136 137 MB/s
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
71.9% Very good
Read 351
Write 166
Mixed 212
SusWrite 137
48% 216 MB/s
4K Read 25.5
4K Write 95.3
4K Mixed 36.3
136% 52.4 MB/s
DQ Read 194
DQ Write 154
DQ Mixed 165
126% 171 MB/s
Poor: 37%
This bench: 71.9%
Great: 84%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 500GB-$22
129GB free
Firmware: KC47
SusWrite @10s intervals: 105 105 104 68 90 93 MB/s
Performing as expected (50th percentile)
57.9% Above average
Read 108
Write 103
Mixed 60.5
SusWrite 94
67% 91.2 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 1.1
4K Mixed 0.9
150% 0.9 MB/s
Poor: 25%
This bench: 57.9%
Great: 77%
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 above expectations (60th percentile)
58.8% Above average
MC Read 20.6
MC Write 21.8
MC Mixed 18.6
58% 20.3 GB/s
SC Read 14.6
SC Write 19.3
SC Mixed 18.8
50% 17.6 GB/s
Latency 64.3
62% 64.3 ns
Poor: 33%
This bench: 58.8%
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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Gaming
Gaming 63%
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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: 74% - Very good Total price: $1,000
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