Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 70%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 49%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (57th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 43 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 light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82.3%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics103% 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 Drive72.5% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system 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
8 months ago, 8 months ago.
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97-HD3  (all builds)
Memory13.3 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.6 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20150420
Uptime4 Days
Run DateApr 09 '18 at 00:58
Run Duration90 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU8%

 PC Performing as expected (57th 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-$235
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (59th percentile)
82.3% Excellent
SC Int 105
SC Float 111
SC Mixed 110
87% 109 Pts
QC Int 431
QC Float 430
QC Mixed 432
98% 431 Pts
MC Int 432
MC Float 432
MC Mixed 433
65% 432 Pts
Poor: 55%
This bench: 82.3%
Great: 98%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$330
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 391.35
Performing above expectations (75th percentile)
103% Outstanding
Lighting 340
Reflection 294
Parallax 346
106% 327 fps
MRender 196
Gravity 289
Splatting 227
102% 237 fps
Poor: 83%
This bench: 103%
Great: 109%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 1TB-$200
606GB free (System drive)
Firmware: EMT02B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (3rd percentile)
72.5% Very good
Read 490
Write 395
Mixed 413
96% 433 MB/s
4K Read 23.7
4K Write 47.8
4K Mixed 20.9
88% 30.8 MB/s
DQ Read 33
DQ Write 64.3
DQ Mixed 16.5
22% 37.9 MB/s
Poor: 83%
This bench: 72.5%
Great: 134%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Crucial BLS4G3D1609DS1S00. 4x4GB
4 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1600 MHz
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
63.7% Good
MC Read 22.3
MC Write 23.1
MC Mixed 20.2
62% 21.9 GB/s
SC Read 16.9
SC Write 20.7
SC Mixed 20.3
55% 19.3 GB/s
Latency 57.3
70% 57.3 ns
Poor: 43%
This bench: 63.7%
Great: 66%
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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 4,046 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 74%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 48%
Yacht

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3 - $102

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 98% - Outstanding Total price: $595
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