Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 97%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 76%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
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 83.7%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
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 Drive74.7% 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.
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 Date20160303
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJun 26 '17 at 10:43
Run Duration242 Seconds
Run User FRA-User
Background CPU5%

 PC Performing above expectations (68th 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 i5-4690-$255
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.5 GHz, turbo 3.7 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
83.7% Excellent
SC Int 113
SC Float 107
SC Mixed 114
89% 112 Pts
QC Int 420
QC Float 437
QC Mixed 437
98% 432 Pts
MC Int 436
MC Float 434
MC Mixed 427
65% 432 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 83.7%
Great: 82%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
CLim: 2088 MHz, MLim: 2202 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 382.5
Performing way above expectations (96th percentile)
110% Outstanding
Lighting 352
Reflection 317
Parallax 338
107% 336 fps
MRender 223
Gravity 320
Splatting 246
113% 263 fps
Poor: 88%
This bench: 110%
Great: 111%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
SanDisk Ultra Plus 128GB-$80
25GB free
Firmware: X2316RL Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing way above expectations (85th percentile)
74.7% Very good
Read 420
Write 258
Mixed 271
70% 316 MB/s
4K Read 25.5
4K Write 71
4K Mixed 21.5
104% 39.3 MB/s
DQ Read 314
DQ Write 193
DQ Mixed 45.7
90% 184 MB/s
Poor: 48%
This bench: 74.7%
Great: 81%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$47
205GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
NCQ 7200 RPM !4KALIGNED S.M.A.R.T
Performing way below expectations (11th percentile)
69.5% Good
Read 122
Write 120
Mixed 111
88% 118 MB/s
4K Read 1.28
4K Write 2.2
4K Mixed 0.37
134% 1.28 MB/s
Poor: 63%
This bench: 69.5%
Great: 106%
SanDisk Extreme USB 3.0 32GB-$22
22GB free, PID 5580
Operating at USB 3.0 Speed
Performing way above expectations (95th percentile)
91.3% Outstanding
Read 244
Write 95
Mixed 118
168% 152 MB/s
4K Read 11.2
4K Write 10.6
4K Mixed 3.99
538% 8.62 MB/s
DQ Read 12.3
DQ Write 11.7
DQ Mixed 5.17
619% 9.72 MB/s
Poor: 27%
This bench: 91.3%
Great: 91%
SMI USB disk 8GB
7GB free, PID null
Relative performance n/a - benchmarks incomplete
Poor: 3% Great: 8%
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 (96th percentile)
64.6% Good
MC Read 23
MC Write 24.1
MC Mixed 20.9
65% 22.7 GB/s
SC Read 14.8
SC Write 19.8
SC Mixed 18.8
51% 17.8 GB/s
Latency 59.9
67% 59.9 ns
Poor: 41%
This bench: 64.6%
Great: 65%
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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 2,522 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 62%
Destroyer
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 42%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97-HD3 - $102

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $835
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