Gigabyte GA-Z97P-D3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 19%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 61%
Destroyer
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing way below expectations (16th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 84 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 an average single core score, this CPU can handle browsing the web, email, video playback and the majority of general computing tasks including light gaming when coupled with an appropriate GPU. Finally, with a gaming score of 54.7%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is average.
Graphics30.3% is a below average 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can handle older games but it will struggle to render recent games at resolutions greater than 1080p. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive63% 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.
Very high background CPU (100%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. How to reduce background CPU.
Run History
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97P-D3  (all builds)
Memory2.9 GB free of 8 GB @ 1.3 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors, 3440 x 1440 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160303
Uptime0.3 Days
Run DateJul 20 '21 at 22:27
Run Duration226 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU 100%

 PC Performing way below expectations (16th percentile)

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

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i5-4460-$98
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.2 GHz (avg)
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
54.7% Above average
Memory 71.5
1-Core 54.1
2-Core 106
49% 77 Pts
4-Core 215
8-Core 249
31% 232 Pts
64-Core 265
18% 265 Pts
Poor: 59%
This bench: 54.7%
Great: 78%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 960-$198
CLim: 1455 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 471.11
Performing below potential (1st percentile) - GPU OC Guide
30.3% Below average
Lighting 38.9
Reflection 40.3
Parallax 36.6
31% 38.6 fps
MRender 32.3
Gravity 36.6
Splatting 32.5
29% 33.8 fps
Poor: 31%
This bench: 30.3%
Great: 36%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 120GB-$183
37GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT01B6Q
SusWrite @10s intervals: 304 110 91 95 103 82 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (6th percentile)
63% Good
Read 366
Write 335
Mixed 280
SusWrite 131
62% 278 MB/s
4K Read 26.8
4K Write 59.8
4K Mixed 34.1
116% 40.2 MB/s
DQ Read 45.1
DQ Write 146
DQ Mixed 65.4
59% 85.5 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 63%
Great: 114%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$35
614GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 146 148 150 150 150 150 MB/s
Performing above expectations (68th percentile)
94.5% Outstanding
Read 180
Write 162
Mixed 106
SusWrite 149
110% 149 MB/s
4K Read 1.3
4K Write 2.4
4K Mixed 1.2
232% 1.63 MB/s
Poor: 55%
This bench: 94.5%
Great: 108%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair Vengeance DDR3 1600 C9 2x4GB
2 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1333 MHz
Performing way below expectations (1st percentile)
20.9% Poor
MC Read 6.9
MC Write 7.3
MC Mixed 6.6
20% 6.93 GB/s
SC Read 4.1
SC Write 5.4
SC Mixed 4.4
13% 4.63 GB/s
Latency 97.9
41% 97.9 ns
Poor: 28%
This bench: 20.9%
Great: 63%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

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

 SkillBench Score 30: 6R 0G 0B (High Scores)

Measures user input accuracy relative to the given hardware.

Score Hit Rate Shots EFps 0.1% Low Refresh Rate Screen Resolution Monitor
30% 24% 25 37 5 144 34" 3440 1440 LHC0034 34SUWD144FSHQ
History: Score 25: 3R 3G 1B | Score 30: 6R 0G 0B
Typical GA-Z97P-D3 Builds (Compare 4,833 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 84%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97P-D3

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 46% - Average Total price: $595
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HDDRAMUSB
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