Gigabyte GA-Z97M-D3H

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 87%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 65%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 41%
Speed boat
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing below expectations (30th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 70 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components. Use the charts in the benchmark sections of this report to identify problem areas.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 73.9%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics101% 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 Drive77.2% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
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.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97M-D3H  (all builds)
Memory4.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0 Days
Run DateDec 06 '18 at 01:24
Run Duration112 Seconds
Run User AUS-User
Background CPU7%

 PC Performing below expectations (30th 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 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (26th percentile)
73.9% Very good
SC Int 101
SC Float 104
SC Mixed 104
82% 103 Pts
QC Int 393
QC Float 400
QC Mixed 379
89% 391 Pts
MC Int 398
MC Float 383
MC Mixed 397
59% 392 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 73.9%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
CLim: 2025 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 416.81
Performing above expectations (62nd percentile)
101% Outstanding
Lighting 323
Reflection 291
Parallax 308
98% 307 fps
MRender 200
Gravity 296
Splatting 231
104% 242 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 101%
Great: 109%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 500GB-$90
47GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 103 74 79 86 85 86 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
77.2% Very good
Read 451
Write 124
Mixed 155
SusWrite 85.4
44% 204 MB/s
4K Read 30.6
4K Write 98.9
4K Mixed 34.3
143% 54.6 MB/s
DQ Read 360
DQ Write 118
DQ Mixed 160
139% 213 MB/s
Poor: 86%
This bench: 77.2%
Great: 133%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance LP DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing below expectations (29th percentile)
46.1% Average
MC Read 15.8
MC Write 16.7
MC Mixed 14.5
45% 15.7 GB/s
SC Read 11.8
SC Write 15.8
SC Mixed 13.3
39% 13.6 GB/s
Latency 70
57% 70 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 46.1%
Great: 63%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

Typical GA-Z97M-D3H Builds (Compare 1,217 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 63%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 58%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97M-D3H - $126

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $814
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HDDRAMUSB
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