Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 50%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (53rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 47 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 moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 76.6%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics49.2% 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 Drive74.1% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
MemoryThe RAM on this system should be upgraded to at least 2GB although on 32bit systems 1GB will suffice as a bare minimum.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3  (all builds)
Memory12.5 GB free of 0 GB @ 0 GHz
Display1024 x 768 - 32 Bit colores, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colores
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime5.2 Days
Run DateMar 13 '17 at 14:17
Run Duration176 Seconds
Run User ESP-User
Background CPU10%

 PC Performing as expected (53rd 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 i7-4790-$307
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (52nd percentile)
76.6% Very good
SC Int 113
SC Float 112
SC Mixed 111
90% 112 Pts
QC Int 302
QC Float 356
QC Mixed 372
78% 343 Pts
MC Int 564
MC Float 604
MC Mixed 546
86% 571 Pts
Poor: 62%
This bench: 76.6%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 770-$279
Palit(1569 1184) 2GB
MaxC: 1306 MHz, MaxM: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 378.78
Performing above expectations (79th percentile)
49.2% Average
Lighting 137
Reflection 107
Parallax 176
46% 140 fps
MRender 117
Gravity 157
Splatting 90.9
58% 122 fps
Poor: 41%
This bench: 49.2%
Great: 51%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
OCZ Trion 150 240GB-$60
112GB free
Firmware: SAFZ12.3 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
80.6% Excellent
Read 513
Write 351
Mixed 345
89% 403 MB/s
4K Read 30.2
4K Write 68
4K Mixed 9.87
94% 36 MB/s
DQ Read 310
DQ Write 236
DQ Mixed 43.3
95% 196 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 80.6%
Great: 81%
Crucial MX100 128GB-$74
78GB free
Firmware: MU01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)
74.1% Very good
Read 523
Write 183
Mixed 259
70% 322 MB/s
4K Read 29.8
4K Write 110
4K Mixed 19.7
129% 53.2 MB/s
DQ Read 30.2
DQ Write 177
DQ Mixed 41.4
50% 82.8 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 74.1%
Great: 86%
WD Green 1.5TB (2010)-$62
202GB free
Firmware: 51.0AB51 Max speed: SATA 2.0 300 MB/s
NCQ !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (27th percentile)
38.9% Below average
Read 66.6
Write 69.1
Mixed 77.4
54% 71 MB/s
4K Read 0.43
4K Write 0.35
4K Mixed 0.17
43% 0.31 MB/s
Poor: 28%
This bench: 38.9%
Great: 64%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$43
117GB free
Firmware: MS2OA750 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM 4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (12th percentile)
64.9% Good
Read 102
Write 124
Mixed 135
91% 120 MB/s
4K Read 0.41
4K Write 1.36
4K Mixed 0.15
58% 0.64 MB/s
Poor: 58%
This bench: 64.9%
Great: 103%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown F3-17000CL11-4GBXL 0420 F3-2133C9-4GXL 0420 F3-17000CL11-4GBXL 0420 F3-2133C9-4GXL 16GB
1600, 1600, 1600, 1600 MHz
4096, 4096, 4096, 4096 MB
Performing as expected (40th percentile)
58.2% Above average
MC Read 21.6
MC Write 21.2
MC Mixed 16.4
56% 19.7 GB/s
SC Read 14.1
SC Write 21.1
SC Mixed 20.7
53% 18.6 GB/s
Latency 61.7
65% 61.7 ns
Poor: 56%
This bench: 58.2%
Great: 76%
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 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 2,542 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
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: 78% - Very good Total price: $957
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