Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 109%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 91%
Nuclear submarine
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (63rd percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 37 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 84.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics131% 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 Drive90.3% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum 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 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
15 months ago, 15 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3  (all builds)
Memory11.2 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150918
Uptime0.2 Days
Run DateAug 16 '19 at 07:00
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU5%
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 PC Performing above expectations (63rd percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (58th percentile)
84.4% Excellent
Memory 91.9
1-Core 122
2-Core 227
86% 147 Pts
4-Core 414
8-Core 635
67% 525 Pts
64-Core 641
43% 641 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 84.4%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$698
EVGA(3842 2081) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.60
Performing below potential (35th percentile) - GPU OC Guide
131% Outstanding
Lighting 163
Reflection 158
Parallax 174
134% 165 fps
MRender 183
Gravity 139
Splatting 106
104% 143 fps
Poor: 108%
This bench: 131%
Great: 148%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Adata SP600 128GB
20GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 6.3E
SusWrite @10s intervals: 172 177 173 180 118 97 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
90.3% Outstanding
Read 456
Write 179
Mixed 216
SusWrite 153
55% 251 MB/s
4K Read 36.1
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 46.8
168% 61 MB/s
DQ Read 297
DQ Write 190
DQ Mixed 134
130% 207 MB/s
Poor: 52%
This bench: 90.3%
Great: 90%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$29
169GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 162 162 161 163 163 MB/s
Performing above expectations (65th percentile)
91.1% Outstanding
Read 155
Write 150
Mixed 107
SusWrite 162
106% 143 MB/s
4K Read 1.2
4K Write 2.6
4K Mixed 1.2
232% 1.67 MB/s
Poor: 54%
This bench: 91.1%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown DDR3 2133 2OZ 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
58.7% Above average
MC Read 21.4
MC Write 21.1
MC Mixed 17.2
57% 19.9 GB/s
SC Read 15.8
SC Write 22.1
SC Mixed 19.8
55% 19.2 GB/s
Latency 64.3
62% 64.3 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 58.7%
Great: 80%

 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 3,295 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 46%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3 - $169

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $917
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