Gigabyte GA-Z97X-Gaming 3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 102%
UFO
Desktop
Desktop 80%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 61%
Destroyer
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 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 77.6%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics122% 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
2 months ago, 2 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%

 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 Extreme
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 (45th percentile)
77.6% Very good
1-Core 122
2-Core 227
83% 174 Pts
4-Core 414
8-Core 635
67% 525 Pts
64-Core 641
43% 641 Pts
Poor: 66%
This bench: 77.6%
Great: 91%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2080-$650
EVGA(3842 2081) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 431.60
Performing as expected (48th percentile)
122% Outstanding
Lighting 489
Reflection 410
Parallax 555
129% 485 fps
MRender 385
Gravity 418
Splatting 244
112% 349 fps
Poor: 95%
This bench: 122%
Great: 135%
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 (95th 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: 51%
This bench: 90.3%
Great: 90%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
169GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 163 162 162 161 163 163 MB/s
Performing above expectations (69th 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: 50%
This bench: 91.1%
Great: 106%
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 (58th 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: 33%
This bench: 58.7%
Great: 80%
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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 8,972 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $976
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