Gigabyte GA-Z97P-D3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming 84%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop 62%
Workstation 36%
Jet ski
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (55th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 45 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle very light workstation, and even some very light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 59.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is above average.
Graphics103% 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.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Very high background CPU (41%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97P-D3  (all builds)
Memory4.2 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit väriä
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime4.4 Days
Run DateJan 09 '17 at 18:08
Run Duration136 Seconds
Run User FIN-User
Background CPU 41%

 PC Performing as expected (55th 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 i5-4690K-$255
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 4.1 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (4th percentile)
59.6% Above average
SC Int 119
SC Float 118
SC Mixed 102
91% 113 Pts
QC Int 336
QC Float 321
QC Mixed 275
70% 310 Pts
MC Int 322
MC Float 322
MC Mixed 304
47% 316 Pts
Poor: 64%
This bench: 59.6%
Great: 99%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$447
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 376.33
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Lighting 337
Reflection 292
Parallax 304
100% 311 fps
MRender 202
Gravity 301
Splatting 231
105% 245 fps
Poor: 89%
This bench: 103%
Great: 112%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
PNY CS1311 480GB-$120
277GB free
Firmware: CS131122 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
84.4% Excellent
Read 514
Write 351
Mixed 352
90% 406 MB/s
4K Read 33.4
4K Write 76.1
4K Mixed 10.6
105% 40.1 MB/s
DQ Read 355
DQ Write 234
DQ Mixed 49.8
103% 213 MB/s
Poor: 51%
This bench: 84.4%
Great: 83%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB-$51
262GB free
Firmware: CC49 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Relative performance n/a - RAM cached drive detected
Poor: 64% Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Savage DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (51st percentile)
51.9% Above average
MC Read 18.6
MC Write 17.9
MC Mixed 16.7
51% 17.7 GB/s
SC Read 11.1
SC Write 18.8
SC Mixed 16.3
44% 15.4 GB/s
Latency 65.2
61% 65.2 ns
Poor: 29%
This bench: 51.9%
Great: 62%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z97P-D3 Builds (Compare 3,632 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 62%
Desktop 74%
Workstation 48%

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97P-D3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $710
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