Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 69%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 90%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way above expectations (86th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 14 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. This PC is likely operated by a technical master!
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 very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 75.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics70.6% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive114% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97-HD3  (all builds)
Memory12 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1680 x 1050 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160303
Uptime1.1 Days
Run DateMay 18 '19 at 06:48
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User CAN-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.4 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
75.9% Very good
1-Core 129
2-Core 260
92% 195 Pts
4-Core 420
8-Core 674
70% 547 Pts
64-Core 670
45% 670 Pts
Poor: 58%
This bench: 75.9%
Great: 89%
Graphics Cards Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Intel HD 4600 (Desktop 1.25 GHz)-$15
Gigabyte(1458 D000) 1GB
Driver: igdumdim64.dll Ver. 20.19.15.5063
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
6.19% Terrible
Lighting 13.5
Reflection 19.1
Parallax 24.4
5% 19 fps
MRender 23.6
Gravity 8
Splatting 20
7% 17.2 fps
Poor: 4%
This bench: 6.19%
Great: 6%
Nvidia GTX 970-$399
CLim: 1598 MHz, MLim: 1902 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 430.39
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
70.6% Very good
Lighting 215
Reflection 195
Parallax 215
66% 208 fps
MRender 169
Gravity 205
Splatting 137
74% 170 fps
Poor: 52%
This bench: 70.6%
Great: 71%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$110
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 335 134 134 133 132 130 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
114% Outstanding
Read 507
Write 490
Mixed 368
SusWrite 166
86% 383 MB/s
4K Read 47.8
4K Write 126
4K Mixed 61.9
219% 78.6 MB/s
DQ Read 379
DQ Write 346
DQ Mixed 354
268% 359 MB/s
Poor: 74%
This bench: 114%
Great: 114%
Seagate FireCuda SSHD 2TB (2016)-$80
2TB free
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 204 203 204 200 204 205 MB/s
Performing above expectations (84th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Read 156
Write 162
Mixed 29.5
SusWrite 203
99% 138 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 5.1
4K Mixed 2
362% 2.73 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 103%
Great: 110%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1600 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
74.7% Very good
MC Read 27.9
MC Write 27.6
MC Mixed 22
74% 25.8 GB/s
SC Read 19.1
SC Write 23.8
SC Mixed 24.6
64% 22.5 GB/s
Latency 52.2
77% 52.2 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 74.7%
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).

Typical GA-Z97-HD3 Builds (Compare 5,976 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 59%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 42%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3 - $102

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 45% - Average Total price: $776
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