Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 138%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 98%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 108%
UFO
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (61st percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 39 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: 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 93.9%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics147% is an outstanding 3D score, it's the bee's knees. This GPU can handle almost all 3D games at very high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive183% 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.
Sub-optimal background CPU (15%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3  (all builds)
Memory13.1 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.4 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0 Days
Run DateOct 20 '19 at 11:49
Run Duration171 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU 15%
Watch Gameplay: 2080 + 9600K How to compare your gameplay

 PC Performing above expectations (61st percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4690K-$189
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
93.9% Outstanding
Memory 96.9
1-Core 131
2-Core 265
94% 164 Pts
4-Core 523
8-Core 530
72% 527 Pts
64-Core 524
35% 524 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 93.9%
Great: 92%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$698
CLim: 2325 MHz, MLim: 3524 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 436.48
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
147% Outstanding
Lighting 554
Reflection 473
Parallax 566
152% 531 fps
MRender 398
Gravity 474
Splatting 266
108% 379 fps
Poor: 107%
This bench: 147%
Great: 149%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata XPG SX8200 Pro NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$63
314GB free (System drive)
Firmware: R0906B Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 588 472 531 530 534 570 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (14th percentile)
183% Outstanding
Read 733
Write 452
Mixed 662
SusWrite 538
134% 596 MB/s
4K Read 66.6
4K Write 152
4K Mixed 87.7
294% 102 MB/s
DQ Read 774
DQ Write 550
DQ Mixed 574
453% 633 MB/s
Poor: 157%
This bench: 183%
Great: 318%
Crucial M500 240GB-$70
111GB free
Firmware: MU05
SusWrite @10s intervals: 256 236 267 267 264 262 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
93.2% Outstanding
Read 440
Write 272
Mixed 313
SusWrite 259
72% 321 MB/s
4K Read 26.9
4K Write 119
4K Mixed 39.5
154% 61.7 MB/s
DQ Read 305
DQ Write 261
DQ Mixed 187
166% 251 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 93.2%
Great: 90%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$27
660GB free
Firmware: CC49
SusWrite @10s intervals: 167 177 178 179 179 179 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
86.4% Excellent
Read 124
Write 102
Mixed 81
SusWrite 177
89% 121 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.9
167% 1.17 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 86.4%
Great: 114%
Toshiba DT01ACA200 2TB-$71
62GB free
Firmware: MX4OABB0
SusWrite @10s intervals: 87 88 88 90 88 88 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (5th percentile)
51.8% Above average
Read 91.8
Write 102
Mixed 13.5
SusWrite 88.3
53% 73.8 MB/s
4K Read 1
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 0.7
156% 1.23 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 51.8%
Great: 109%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
2TB free
Firmware: CC24
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 168 171 171 171 171 MB/s
Performing above expectations (71st percentile)
99.8% Outstanding
Read 179
Write 148
Mixed 82.3
SusWrite 169
106% 144 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.3
4K Mixed 0.8
146% 0.97 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 99.8%
Great: 113%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F3-2400C10-4GZH 0420 F3-2400C10-4GZH 0420 F3-2400C10-4GTX 0420 F3-2400C10-4GTX 16GB
2400, 2400, 2400, 2400 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Relative performance n/a - insufficient samples
86.7% Excellent
MC Read 30.5
MC Write 33.8
MC Mixed 28.3
88% 30.9 GB/s
SC Read 20.9
SC Write 25.1
SC Mixed 24.7
67% 23.6 GB/s
Latency 50.5
79% 50.5 ns
Poor: 50%
This bench: 86.7%
Great: 87%

 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 3,280 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $917
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