Gigabyte GA-Z87X-HD3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (14th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 86 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including moderate gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 37.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is below average.
Graphics67% is a good 3D score. This GPU can handle the majority of recent games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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 (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z87X-HD3  (all builds)
Memory11.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20131004
Uptime3.6 Days
Run DateMay 21 '19 at 01:13
Run Duration123 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU 15%

 PC Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
Intel Core i7-4770-$305
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.4 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
37.2% Below average
1-Core 92.6
2-Core 159
61% 126 Pts
4-Core 220
8-Core 224
30% 222 Pts
64-Core 217
15% 217 Pts
Poor: 50%
This bench: 37.2%
Great: 74%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$270
CLim: 1911 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 399.24
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
67% Good
Lighting 213
Reflection 187
Parallax 196
64% 199 fps
MRender 134
Gravity 194
Splatting 156
69% 161 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 67%
Great: 77%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
802GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC26
SusWrite @10s intervals: 57 62 53 79 91 88 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
50.3% Above average
Read 104
Write 116
Mixed 34.2
SusWrite 71.4
59% 81.3 MB/s
4K Read 0.7
4K Write 0.6
4K Mixed 0.4
85% 0.57 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 50.3%
Great: 115%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
1.5TB free
Firmware: CC27
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 132 130 129 131 132 MB/s
Performing below expectations (20th percentile)
74.4% Very good
Read 128
Write 78.7
Mixed 70.5
SusWrite 131
75% 102 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.6
4K Mixed 0.9
163% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 57%
This bench: 74.4%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston 99U5471-036.A00LF 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing below expectations (25th percentile)
51.8% Above average
MC Read 17.3
MC Write 19.7
MC Mixed 16.7
51% 17.9 GB/s
SC Read 12
SC Write 18.1
SC Mixed 15.5
43% 15.2 GB/s
Latency 70.6
57% 70.6 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 51.8%
Great: 61%
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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-Z87X-HD3 Builds (Compare 250 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 46%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z87X-HD3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 56% - Above average Total price: $796
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