Gigabyte GA-Z87X-D3H-CF

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (59th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 41 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics42.8% 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 Drive63.3% 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 8.1 is the second most recent version of Windows but it's worth upgrading to Windows 10 which has had several improvements made to the user interface including a better homescreen.
SystemGigabyte Z87X-D3H
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z87X-D3H-CF  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 8.1
BIOS Date20130509
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 19 '16 at 10:28
Run Duration96 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing as expected (59th 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 i7-4770K-$445
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
82.4% Excellent
SC Int 116
SC Float 113
SC Mixed 114
91% 114 Pts
QC Int 392
QC Float 393
QC Mixed 408
90% 398 Pts
MC Int 584
MC Float 620
MC Mixed 610
90% 605 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 82.4%
Great: 94%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 760-$209
Palit(1569 1187) 2GB
CLim: 1202 MHz, MLim: 1502 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 375.70
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
42.8% Average
Lighting 178
Reflection 75.2
Parallax 118
48% 124 fps
MRender 84.5
Gravity 111
Splatting 73.2
39% 89.5 fps
Poor: 32%
This bench: 42.8%
Great: 40%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial BX100 500GB-$160
67GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
63.3% Good
Read 508
Write 422
Mixed 470
104% 467 MB/s
4K Read 17.1
4K Write 28.1
4K Mixed 10.8
55% 18.7 MB/s
DQ Read 16.8
DQ Write 28.8
DQ Mixed 73.7
42% 39.8 MB/s
Poor: 70%
This bench: 63.3%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Kingston HyperX DDR3 2133 C11 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1866 MHz
Performing above expectations (69th percentile)
68.5% Good
MC Read 24.5
MC Write 25.5
MC Mixed 21.6
68% 23.9 GB/s
SC Read 17.6
SC Write 21.5
SC Mixed 22.1
58% 20.4 GB/s
Latency 60.4
66% 60.4 ns
Poor: 31%
This bench: 68.5%
Great: 79%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z87X-D3H-CF Builds (Compare 1,081 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 73%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z87X-D3H-CF - $130

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 88% - Excellent Total price: $940
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