Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding SSD
Gaming
Gaming 95%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 67%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 60%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (68th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 32 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 87.2%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics110% 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 DriveThe boot partition is located on a mechanical or hybrid drive. Moving the system to an SSD will yield far faster boot times, better system responsiveness and faster application load 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.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97-HD3  (all builds)
Memory11.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1024 x 768 - 32 Bit kolorów, 1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit kolorów
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140611
Uptime0.1 Days
Run DateMar 25 '20 at 17:32
Run Duration106 Seconds
Run User POL-User
Background CPU3%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790-$320
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.8 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
87.2% Excellent
Memory 94.9
1-Core 117
2-Core 231
86% 148 Pts
4-Core 434
8-Core 589
67% 512 Pts
64-Core 588
39% 588 Pts
Poor: 68%
This bench: 87.2%
Great: 86%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia RTX 2070-$450
Nvidia(10DE 1F02) ≥ 4GB; Gainward GeForce RTX 2070 8GB GDDR6
CLim: 2100 MHz, MLim: 3500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 445.75
Performing above expectations (74th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Lighting 389
Reflection 294
Parallax 445
102% 376 fps
MRender 379
Gravity 376
Splatting 234
111% 329 fps
Poor: 94%
This bench: 110%
Great: 116%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Seagate Desktop SSHD 1TB-$90
365GB free (System drive)
Firmware: CC41
SusWrite @10s intervals: 74 56 79 124 128 128 MB/s
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
67.2% Good
Read 136
Write 149
Mixed 28.2
SusWrite 98
74% 103 MB/s
4K Read 1.1
4K Write 3.8
4K Mixed 1.2
250% 2.03 MB/s
Poor: 46%
This bench: 67.2%
Great: 111%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS8G3D1609DS1S00. 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing above expectations (77th percentile)
60.7% Good
MC Read 21.2
MC Write 21.7
MC Mixed 18.6
59% 20.5 GB/s
SC Read 16.5
SC Write 21.5
SC Mixed 20.1
55% 19.4 GB/s
Latency 57.4
70% 57.4 ns
Poor: 35%
This bench: 60.7%
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-Z97-HD3 Builds (Compare 8,347 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 53%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 78%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 56%
Gunboat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3 - $102

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $761
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