Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 106%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 95%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 73%
Battleship
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (50th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 50 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 90.2%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics120% 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 Drive132% 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.
Memory32GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's far more than any current game requires. 32GB will also allow for large file and system caches, virtual machine hosting, software development, video editing and batch multimedia processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Sub-optimal background CPU (18%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
Run History
4 months ago, 4 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3  (all builds)
Memory28.1 GB free of 32 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1200 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 25 '16 at 20:49
Run Duration135 Seconds
Run User NZL-User
Background CPU 18%

 PC Performing as expected (50th 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 i7-4790K-$324
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
90.2% Outstanding
SC Int 127
SC Float 121
SC Mixed 121
98% 123 Pts
QC Int 436
QC Float 459
QC Mixed 454
102% 450 Pts
MC Int 626
MC Float 663
MC Mixed 656
97% 648 Pts
Poor: 76%
This bench: 90.2%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia Quadro P5000
Nvidia(10DE 11B2) ≥ 4GB
MaxC: 1733 MHz, MaxM: 2256 MHz, Ram: 16GB, Driver: 376.33
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
120% Outstanding
Lighting 400
Reflection 357
Parallax 375
117% 377 fps
MRender 227
Gravity 386
Splatting 236
118% 283 fps
Poor: 110%
This bench: 120%
Great: 125%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX200 1TB-$317
646GB free
Firmware: MU03 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
88.1% Excellent
Read 472
Write 395
Mixed 357
91% 408 MB/s
4K Read 29.6
4K Write 98.6
4K Mixed 22.6
126% 50.2 MB/s
DQ Read 83.2
DQ Write 279
DQ Mixed 30
67% 131 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 88.1%
Great: 89%
Samsung 950 NVMe PCIe M.2 512GB-$350
128GB free
Firmware: 1B0Q Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SYSTEM 4KALIGNED
Performing way below expectations (2nd percentile)
132% Outstanding
Read 765
Write 648
Mixed 694
157% 703 MB/s
4K Read 50
4K Write 143
4K Mixed 34.5
195% 75.7 MB/s
DQ Read 51.7
DQ Write 153
DQ Mixed 34.6
46% 79.7 MB/s
Poor: 164%
This bench: 132%
Great: 281%
WD Red 6TB (2014)-$210
627GB free
Firmware: 82.00A82 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 5700 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
53.2% Above average
Read 91.5
Write 93.3
Mixed 96.5
71% 93.7 MB/s
4K Read 0.76
4K Write 2.54
4K Mixed 0.29
111% 1.2 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 53.2%
Great: 99%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 1333 C9 4x8GB
4 of 4 slots used
32GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing above expectations (83rd percentile)
51.4% Above average
MC Read 17.9
MC Write 18.3
MC Mixed 15.4
49% 17.2 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 18.8
SC Mixed 18.2
49% 17.3 GB/s
Latency 68.3
59% 68.3 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 51.4%
Great: 86%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

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Gaming
Gaming 63%
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Desktop
Desktop 80%
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Workstation
Workstation 59%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3 - $141

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 80% - Very good Total price: $931
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